It is amazing how long names, created by people, sometimes denote common and familiar to everyone things, while very complicated and broad notions are named by short and simple words.
“Allergies” seems to be quite a short word, which is actually a medical term including a very large number of different health conditions. Although there is a wide variety of diseases, which are classified as allergies, they all have something in common (either signs and symptoms, or causes and triggers), and that is the reason why they belong to the same medicinal category.
Pillwatch.com offers the site visitors a large collection of articles on different allergies, including hay fever, asthma, allergic eyes, hives and eczema, gathered in a broad “Allergies” category.
A detailed description of every condition, its symptoms, causes and reasons for its development, methods of treatment along with the description of the most popular and effective drugs can be found in this section of the site. Besides, our visitors will be able to gain some knowledge on how to avoid the outbreaks of allergic conditions and prevent the development or worsening of the symptoms.
All the interested in these issues may also want to know about the most common allergy triggers – certain things, which provoke the development of allergy in sensitive people. You will have the opportunity to find out something new about foods we consume, drugs we use to treat different diseases, and various substances and objects we are exposed to in everyday life. Some people may be surprised to discover that even jewelry can cause allergy in some unlucky people (by the way, that happens not because of the price of the valuable :)
For those who already got some knowledge of the issues mentioned above, our team created a great deal of quizzes, which will offer everyone a chance to check the correctness, completeness, and the compliance of the allergy facts he has got with time.
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Information is organized into following categories:
People consider eyes to be the mirror of the soul and the only language understandable everywhere and by everyone. However, when the eyes become itchy, watery, and red because of some allergic condition ...Asthma
It seems lucky people can have it all in this world without even making much effort; while others have to struggle to gain the most essential for living things. For some people even breathing is a hard task to ...Eczema
Why are so many people cursed with skin disorders? What have they done wrong to deserve such punishment?
The truth is that diseases do not really choose the victim according to his or her deeds. Everyone ...Hay Fever
The world is so various, diverse, and complex. Mother Nature is really masterly and so inventive in its creations. All its masterpieces (including human being as well) surround us being our home and, actually, ...Hives
A great deal of patients with urticaria is doomed to suffer from this unpleasant and depressing disorder without even a chance to trace the actual causes of the disease. In such cases doctors have to admit ...Other Allergies
Hearing a word “allergy” we usually think of skin irritation, eyes redness, running nose or other similar allergic reactions, caused by dust mites or pollen. However, it is unfortunate but true ...
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Quiz on Various Allergies
Have you visited our “Allergy Category” at Pillwatch.com? If yes, you can now check what you have remembered about various allergies, their symptoms and treatment. If no, try yourself to discover what you know about such conditions as drug, latex, ...
Lactose Intolerance Quiz
Allergies can be very tricky health disorders. Sometimes allergic reactions occur even in response to the most harmless, at the first sight, products. Lactose intolerance is a vivid example of such situation. People with this form of allergy cannot ...
Celiac Disease Quiz
Celiac disease belongs to quite insidious health disorders. It appears for no apparent reason, its symptoms are often hidden, and may vary drastically from person to person, and, finally, there is no medication that could help to cure or treat the ...
Hives Treatment Quiz
Urticaria, or commonly known hives, affects almost 20 % of people around the globe. In some cases the disorder appears suddenly and goes away by itself in a couple of hours; however, in other cases, hives may become chronic, and thus should be ...
General quiz on hives as a medical condition
Affecting up to 20 % of world population at least at some time during their lifetime, urticaria, commonly known as hives, belongs to common skin disorders. Its pink, itching skin lesions, which can appear suddenly and then vanish just in order to ...
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Is Your Asthma Under Control?
This is a short test, designed for people who suffer from asthma. The main goal of it is to help a patient define whether asthma is under appropriate control in every particular case or there is still some room for improvements. Please, choose the ...
Do I Suffer From Asthma?
The test below was developed in order to offer Pillwatch.com visitors a simple interactive tool to define whether the symptoms he or she suffers from may be related to asthma or not. Just read the answers and choose either “Yes” or “No” for each ...
Eczema is a common skin disorder, bringing its sufferers not only physical pain and discomfort, but also leading to certain psychological consequences, such as decreased self-esteem or self-confidence. If you believe you experience symptoms, which ...
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Albuterol - Treatment against Asthma
Albuterol, which was first introduced to the market of the United Kingdom in 1969 and to the U.S. market in 1980, had gained a wide popularity among patients with asthma as the so-called ...
Topical Corticosteroids against Eczema
Once Albert Camus, well-known French novelist and the winner of Nobel Prize for Literature, said “Style, like sheer silk too often hides eczema”. It is hard to say weather he meant ...
Alavert for Hives
What is it?
There are several nonprescription medications for treating hives; Alavert (which is loratadine) is one of them. Loratadine is an antihistamine that is used for reducing different ...
Corticosteroids vs. Antihistamines
The pharmaceutical industry offers nowadays a wide variety of different medications to treat the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis or, as we usually call it, hay fever. ...
Nasal Corticosteroids against Hay Fever
Corticosteroid and antihistamine medications belong to the so called “first-line” treatment options, when it is needed to relieve the symptoms of hay fever. Runny ...
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