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Spring is here, and your eyes are already itching with just the thought of pollen. Instead of staying cooped up inside until summer arrives and pollen disappears, take proactive steps to minimize the effects seasonal allergies have on your life!
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Each year, millions of people across America celebrate love on February 14. But, for some, this holiday can be stressful due to food allergies. Thankfully, the team at Bluegrass Family Allergy is here to help! Allow us to help you safely navigate through the food-allergy waters.
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When people make New Year resolutions, they often reflect appearances. However, what if resolutions were made to reflect a change on the inside? This year (and every year), the team at Bluegrass Family Allergy wants to help you live a full and active life – without allergies or asthma controlling you!
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When a person with the alpha-gal antibody eats mammalian meat, the meat triggers the release of histamine, a compound found in the body that causes allergic symptoms like hives, itching and even anaphylaxis. Since the reaction to eating mammal meat is delayed by several hours, the proper diagnosis is often missed or misdiagnosed.
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Some of the symptoms of food intolerance and food allergy are similar, but the differences between the two are very important. Eating a food you are intolerant to can leave you feeling miserable. However, if you have a true food allergy, your body’s reaction to this food could be life-threatening.
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Christmas is days away, and your allergies are acting up. No, you’re not allergic to the holidays. But, it’s possible that you’re allergic to certain elements of the season such as the Christmas tree!
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Thanksgiving is days away, and people are planning menus, grocery shopping, and getting ready for the festivities. However, if you struggle with a food allergy, you may need to take extra steps to ensure safety on this food-filled day.
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When you think of Halloween, the Bluegrass Family Allergy team wants you to think of teal pumpkins. Awareness of the Teal Pumpkin Project has spread significantly in recent years. Last year, over 18,000 American households took part in the project to raise awareness of food allergies and provide inclusion for all trick-or-treaters.
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The yellow blanket of pollen that spring brought and the sprouting weeds that summer grew are disappearing. But, why are you still sneezing? Unfortunately, fall brings its own allergens such as ragweed, mold, and dust mites. Thankfully, the team at Bluegrass Family Allergy can help!
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