Does your teenager suffer from hay fever?   Does he complain that certain fruits or nuts make his whole mouth feel itchy, his tongue swollen or his throat scratchy? Does this  mouth discomfort only last for a few minutes and then resolve on its own, often not requiring treatment? Is this reaction confined to his […]

Spring is set to arrive soon and what a wonderful time of the year it is, unless, of course, you’re the parent of a child plagued with allergy symptoms that are exacerbated at this time of the year. Seasonal allergies, commonly known as hay fever, are caused by pollens from trees and grasses or airborne […]

If you read between the lines on a study done in 2007(1), it seems that babies born by caesarean section are a lot more likely to suffer from allergy-related diseases if you don’t supplement probiotic bacteria. Caesar babies are born with sterile digestive tracts. If you don’t correct this, your baby may not be equipped […]

Last year was the hottest year on earth since record-taking began, but 2016 is expected to blow this record out of the water, which according to experts could trigger so-called ‘super allergies’. Mariska van Aswegen, spokesperson for Pharma Dynamics – a leading provider of antihistamine medication – says the weather and atmospheric temperature make a […]

While families are gearing up for spring after a cold winter, planning picnics and hikes with children, others are dreading the allergy season and the medical difficulties it brings along with it. Lets focus on the two most common respiratory related conditions children suffer from and are most prevalent in the winter and early spring […]