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Best food for sinus?

Best food for sinus?

Clean Air: Keep it clean and more fresh air. If its infected then you may need short course of antibiotics and sinus lavage. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Can you recommend foods to avoid this thanksgiving for wheat-gluten allergy?

Can you recommend foods to avoid this thanksgiving for wheat-gluten allergy?

Stuffing: anything made with breading, like stuffing. Vegetables without breading should be OK. Turkey without bottled gravy that is wheat based should be OK. Ask your host how things were prepared. Sweet potatoes or yams should be OK> I would stay away from cakes and desserts unless they are fresh fruits. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

What are the best foods to eat for migraines?

Unpredictable: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine. Here are the common suspects: cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing monosodium glutamate (msg), nitrates, or tyramine, and a sugar substitute. ...Read more

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Which multivitamin brand is best for food allergies?

Which multivitamin brand is best for food allergies?

None: There is no need to start a vitamin to treat or prevent food allergies. If you are allergic to milk and do not have sufficient calcium in your diet you may need a calcium supplement. ...Read more

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Can antihistamines be a good strategy for managing environmental allergies?

Can antihistamines be a good strategy for managing environmental allergies?

It's a start: It's a start. Usually not completely sufficient. Seeing an allergist and coming up with the best plan together is your best option. Other home remedies are avoidance of known triggers, no pets on bed or in bedroom, washing floors and sheets more frequently, salt water washes. See an allergist. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best allergy med for young child with mold allergy?

Please recommend the best allergy med for young child with mold allergy?

See below: There is no specific allergy medicine against mold. In case child's allergy symptoms are not well controlled by prescribed allergy medicine along with environmental control, allergy shots against mold allergy should be considered. ...Read more

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Dr. How to test for food allergies? How does allergy testing work in general? And what about non food allergy testing?

Dr. How to test for food allergies? How does allergy testing work in general? And what about non food allergy testing?

Two kinds: Of allergy testing - blood test for antibody levels and skin prick test (a small amount of the substance placed on a sharp tip that is pressed against the skin). The skin test is more likely to correlate with real allergy, however remember w both methods it can only suggest a possible allergy. Would leave interpretation up to ur allergist. ...Read more

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Can you please recommend some effective remedies for food allergies?

Can you please recommend some effective remedies for food allergies?

Depends: Reactions to foods (allergies) can vary from simple hives to life threatening anaphylaxis. If yours is anaphylaxis you must keep an Epinephrine injector available at all times. If not, you just avoid the foods. Read labels. The FDA requires that processed foods list even trace amounts of any of the leading 8 food allergens in the ingredient listing. Benadryl helps for some. ...Read more

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Are onions good for asthma patients to eat?

Are onions good for asthma patients to eat?

No: Never heard of onion used as a treatment of anything. Even vampires are not afraid of it. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to eat for gerd?

What are some good foods to eat for gerd?

See below: In general, low fat, smaller meals are recommended for gerd. You should also avoid caffeine, tomato sauce, chocolate, spicy foods, alcohol, salads and celery. You shouldn't eat late meals (within 3 hrs before bedtime). ...Read more

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Is spicy food good for sinus infections?

Is spicy food good for sinus infections?

Can help: Spicy food, garlic, onions. Curry, hot peppers can thin your mucous and open your airways making it easier to breathe. Capsaicin in hot papers is said to be anti microbial and may kill viruses. However it everyone agrees with this. Remember to drink lots of water. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for migraines?

What are the best foods for migraines?

MIGRAINE MATTERS: Magnesium. Spinach, sweet potatoes, white potatoes, Swiss chard, fresh amaranth, quinoa, sunflower seeds, brown rice, and whole grains. Riboflavin (Vit B2) Lean beef, whole-grain fortified cereal, fat-free or reduced-fat milk, mushrooms, broccoli, and spinach. Healthy Fats (Omega-3). Salmon, eggs, olive or canola oil for cooking Water. 9-12 cups daily ...Read more

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What are good remedies for an allergy to cold?

Cold urticaria: Depends on the reaction. If you have a syndrome called familial cold urticaria it may be part of a spectrum of disease called cold autoinflammatory syndromes or caps. New biological drugs have become available that are dramatically beneficial (though at a very high $ cost). Arcalyst (rilonacept) and Ilaris (canakinumab). There are many articles on the internet. Consider seeing a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What natural foods are the best to eat for cancer?

What natural foods are the best to eat for cancer?

Fruits and vegies: Almost all fruits and veggies- especially with dark res and purples. Stay away from smoke and processed foods. ...Read more