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Sun Allergies: This Is What It’s Like To Be Allergic To Sunlight – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Sun Allergy is the condition when skin suffers some reaction to the exposed areas of your body. These areas are mostly the V area of your neck, back of your hand and even sometimes at the back of your neck area. As a result of sun exposure, you can develop some red itchy patches on your skin. One of the most common forms of sun allergy is polymorphic light eruption also known as sun poisoning. And the rashes formed out of it are known as Sun poisoning rash. Sun Poisoning rash is one of the most common types of sun rash which is observed in our skin.Now, sun poisoning rash can also occur because of different reasons. Some of them can be as a result...

Chinese Medicine for Relieving Allergies

How to Treat Allergies with Chinese Medicine

Shoshanna Katzman, MS, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac & CHThe predominant Chinese medicine view of disease is that illness is caused by an imbalance in the flow of qi, also known as vital energy. Allergies stem from the same, yet specifically involving a qi blockage of the nose and sinuses and referred to as bi yuan, which translates as “nose pool.” Allergies are said to occur when wei qi (defensive Qi) is weak and not able to protect the body from invasion of the external pernicious factor of the “evil wind.” Instead, wind enters the upper body bringing dampness in the form of a runny nose and congestion, and heat symptoms in the form of itchy eyes. Chinese Medicine diagnosis for allergies is thus described as a...

Relieve Allergies the Natural Way

What is a seasonal allergy? The definition of a seasonal allergy is an immune system reaction to a natural substance in the environment that occurs during a particular time of the year. The allergen, which triggers the allergy, "is released at a time point that's associated with the growth of a plant. Symptoms:Itchy eyes runny nose sneezing coughing scratchy throatThe difference between a seasonal allergy and other allergies The difference between a seasonal allergy and other allergies is that a seasonal allergy will stop at some point, depending on where you live and the substance to which you're allergic, Shearer explains. It may be harder to tell when a seasonal allergy begins and ends in the South because the seasons blend into one another, whereas in the...