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Steroid Hormone Allergy

Steroid hormone allergy is where exposure to exogenous or endogenous steroid hormones triggers an immune response and subsequent...

Sep 26, 18

Histamine is a chemical compound that is involved in the immune system response. Histamine is often associated with allergies and their associated symptoms such as sneezing, headaches, nasal congestion and breathing difficulties.

Sep 24, 18

When aiming to address allergic symptoms, reducing exposure to known allergens is essential. These recommendations can be given to assist in regulating normal immune responses and stabilising mast cells to reduce excessive histamine release.

Sep 21, 18

The health status of the female reproductive cycle is a reflection of both local and systemic health. The wide range of signs, symptoms and disorders that can occur as a result of an imbalanced cycle can present as ...

Sep 17, 18
Perilla: a key herb for allergies

If you struggle with allergy symptoms like a stuffy, runny nose, sneezing, irritable eyes or an itchy throat, you’re not alone - around one in five people in Australian and New Zealand suffer from allergic rhinitis.[1]

Sep 10, 18

There has been an increase in the prevalence of food allergies over the past 20 years and it is now becoming an important public health issue.[1-3] Food allergies are defined as an adverse reaction arising from an immune response to a food or foods.[1]

Sep 07, 18
Quercetin: much more than an allergy therapy

Mention quercetin and the first thing that will spring to mind for practitioners will most likely be its efficacy in the treatment of allergies. Often referred to as ‘nature’s antihistamine’, quercetin reduces the allergic response by stabilising mast cells and basophils thus preventing the release of histamine.

Sep 03, 18
Sea Buckthorn Oil

Although the average woman goes through menopause at around age 51, symptoms can start years before – this is perimenopause. A woman is considered postmenopausal when she has not had a menstrual period for 12 months.

Aug 31, 18

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