Home > Medical > Allergy > Health tips Health tips Efferflu C Immune Booster Having a strong immune system is vital for the optimum functioning of your body. Eight villains to avoid Although any food can potentially trigger an allergy, 90% of the life-threatening reactions are caused by 8 foods: peanuts, eggs, milk, wheat, tree nuts, soy, fish and shellfish. Dairy and allergies: be alert The human being's primary source of bone-building calcium is milk. Quiz Why am I so tired? » Subscribe Allergy Newsletter » Join Body Talk » Ask CyberDoc » Common allergens What's in a sneeze? Put a stop to sinusitis The average adult has three to four upper respiratory infections each year, about one percent of which are complicated by sinusitis. Be allergy alert Certain people develop a life-threatening allergic reaction to certain foods (such as peanuts and shellfish), medications (such as penicillin) or insect stings. When allergies turn deadly Certain foods, medications and insect stings can cause a severe allergic reaction, which is called anaphylaxis. When soft toys make you sneeze Already fed up with spring allergies? The mites that share your home with you could be to blame, and it's important to target them where they're most likely to occur. Does it stick in your throat? Does your throat become scratchy when you have a cold drink? Or your chest become wheezy when you eat dried fruit? Pack a punch to peanut allergy Peanut allergy can be fatal. Know how to protect your child from having a reaction. Beat those spring blues Sniffling and sneezing? Unfortunately, it's that time of the year again. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.