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Is there connection between snoring and allergies?

Is there connection between snoring and allergies?

Yes.: Allergies trigger snoring when nasal congestion makes it easier to breathe through the mouth than the nose. Snoring is a result of the tongue partially blocking this mouth-to-lung pathway. In adults upper airway obstruction may be due to allergy, polyps, a cold, or congestion from alcohol. In kids, allergies & enlarged adenoids are the major causes with an occasional foreign body adding interest. ...Read more

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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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Is there a connection between allergies and sinusitis?

Is there a connection between allergies and sinusitis?

Yes: Allergies can lead to sinusitis in 2 ways: 1) allergies cause inflammation of the sinus membranes and inflamed membranes are more easily infected than "normal" membranes. 2) allergic inflammation causes swelling of the drainage tubes from the sinuses causing a build-up of pressure, mucus, and bacteria which cannot drain from the sinuses and therefore results in an infection. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between allergies and rosacea?

Is there any connection between allergies and rosacea?

None known: The cause of rosacea continues to be unclear but it is not believed to be related to allergies. . The immunological mechanism of allergies is via ige and there is much information on this pathway. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between enlarged adenoid and food allergies?

Is there a connection between enlarged adenoid and food allergies?

Not directly: Many children with allergic rhinitis have enlarged adenoids. Many allergic children also have food allergies. But one problem does not cause the other. They are both manifestations of the allergic state. ...Read more

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Is there connection between GERD and asthma?

Is there connection between GERD and asthma?

Yes....: The presence of gerd can worsen asthma symptoms and it can be a cause of chronic cough. So, asthmatics should be screened for gerd symptoms and treated if it is suspected. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between airborne allergies and meniere's disease?

Is there any connection between airborne allergies and meniere's disease?

Yes: Some people do experience a worsening of their meniere's disease with a worsening of their allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there an association between environmental allergies and joint pain?

Is there an association between environmental allergies and joint pain?

Rheumatism: A controversial area. Some individuals reports more rheumatism or muscle pain when exposed to food intolerances or environmental solvents or other vapors. There is not a lot of scientific studies to confirm this but in my 40 years of practice i often belive my patients. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between IBS and food allergies?

Is there a relationship between IBS and food allergies?

If you don't look...: Ibs is a clinical group of symptoms of unknown cause. If you suspect specific foods that trigger intestinal cramping, diarrhea, dumping syndrome.And you have positive allergy skin test to these foods then technically you no longer have ibs. You have a food allergy. This situation is not very common but it is worth looking since avoiding the food is better have taking chronic medications. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Yes: Both eczema and asthma can occur due to an allergic etiology. So, the 2 conditions can have the same etiology in a given patient. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between hypersensitivity and depression ?

Is there a connection between hypersensitivity and depression ?

Yes: Hypersensitivity can create abnormal amounts of stress. The subsequent elevation in stress hormones like cortisol can then lead to chemical changes in the brain that produce depression. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between nosepicking and psycholsis?

Is there a correlation between nosepicking and psycholsis?

Nose Picking: Research studies indicate that at least 90% of adults do pick their noses, and in most it's "just a habit." there are some, though, in whom the behavior becomes compulsive, extremely time consuming and even physically injurious -- meriting the name "rhinotillexomania." many of the people whose nose-picking becomes physically dangerous (nosebleeds, infections, even self-mutilation) are psychotic. ...Read more

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Is there is any difference between chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis?

Is there is any difference between chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis?

Yes: Chronic rhinitis is chronic drainage from the nose. It can be caused by allergy or a chronic sinus infection. It can also occur without allergy or a sinus infection. A chronic sinus infection is chronic inflammation of the sinuses which in turn may cause chronic rhinitis. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between hives and leukemia?

Is there any connection between hives and leukemia?

May be!: We see patients with hives very often. Sometimes we can identify an allergen that could be responsible. Very often no agent responsible for the rash could be identified. Conditions related to abnormal nature of our cells such as autoimmune cells or cancer cells can possibly be associated with hives. ...Read more

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Is there a positive correlation between food allergies and dysautonomia?

Is there a positive correlation between food allergies and dysautonomia?

Food Allergies: There are no peer-reviewed scientific studies showing a correlation between the two, but that is not to say they do not exist. Food allergies can obviously exacerbate dysautonomia. Basically, if a food makes you feel worse, keep away from that class of foods. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between heat intolerance and asthma?

Is there a connection between heat intolerance and asthma?

Yes: Heat intolerance (i presume more than usual) relates to abnormal adaptation and isperceived in the lower part of the brain. An unbalanced signal through the autonomic system to the bronchial tubes causes asthma. Both are related to inefficient metabolism in brain. Commest cause is "junk"diet. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between acne and air pollution?

Is there a connection between acne and air pollution?

Yes: The more harsh chemicals and pollutants we have to deal with, the more stress on our detoxifying system. That can lead to increasing allergies which can result in acne. Thus it is important to be nutritionally sound, avoid sugars and any known food allergens. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between speech delay and food allergies?

Is there a relationship between speech delay and food allergies?

No: People blame "food allergies" for many things. Allergic reactions to foods include itching in the mouth while eating the food, followed by rashes or hives within 5 minutes to four hours of eating the food, and/or nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, bloating, and diarrhea. Severe reactions can include wheezing, low blood pressure, and death. Other things, like autism are speech delay, aren't. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between GERD and difficulty breathing?

Is there a correlation between GERD and difficulty breathing?

Yes...: GERD can cause bronchospasm which, in turn, can lead to shortness of breath. Treatment of the GERD helps this so see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring = a vibrating sound ...Read more