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Pollen Symptoms

Tips for Reducing your Pollen Symptoms

Spring is just around the corner… and that means continual sneezing, unable to stop coughing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, tightness of the chest, headaches, dizziness, fainting, itchy, irritating skin, hives (urticaria), diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea for those with pollen allergies. Sound familiar? Airborne pollens are certainly the most troublesome culprits for seasonal allergic rhinitis, more …

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Nothing to Scratch about – The Eczema Story

Eczema, also referred to as dermatitis, is a common skin condition that can cause substantial discomfort and disability to affected sufferers. An inflammation of the skin, eczema is an itchy, reddening, swelling, weeping, scaly skin condition, from mild to quite severe presentation. National Eczema Association (n.d.) Mainly affects babies and children, but can persist into adult …

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Have a Healthy Home You Can Be Proud Of

How To make Your Home a Healthy Home Most of us focus on good home cleanliness, yet tend to overlook more potential health hazards in and around the home. The average home contains aerosols, paints, polish, continue reading more here. Check with your local council regarding chemical “nasties “collection days. Carpets, paint, cabinetry, decking, floorboards …

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How to Clean your Carpet in 10 Seconds

How to Clean your Carpet in 10 Seconds Recent research conducted by Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Australia, found dust mite removal and that of their allergens from carpets during normal vacuum cleaning to be “inconsistent and incomplete”. It showed standard vacuum cleaning to be ineffective as part of reducing exposure to asthma and allergy …

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