Managing and preventing allergies can be tough but by using some of these allergy prevention tips, you can move toward an allergy-free life. Allergy testing is a somewhat controversial subject but can help you discover what your allergy triggers may be and should be performed by a medical professional. Learn more about preventing allergies here with detailed research and information on the latest strategies.

15 tips for students with allergies

For university students, moving out of home can be daunting at the best of times but for those with severe allergies or asthma, it may feel close to impossible.

A dust mite free home

It’s disconcerting that bugs live in your bed. But there are plenty of them. They’re called house dust mites and they might quietly live off the flakes of skin you shed.

A sneeze could be deadly

A sneeze at the wrong place and time could be fatal. As with talking on your cell phone, sneezing behind the wheel significantly raises your risk for an accident.

Allergy tests: doctor vs. DIY

DIY (do it yourself) allergy tests are becoming better at identify allergies, but professionals maintain that symptoms should rather be interpreted by a doctor.

Massage away allergies

Without a doubt, allergies can make you and your little one miserable. Massage can relieve symptoms by improving circulation, lessening anxiety and releasing muscle tension.

How to fight a mould allergy

The term "hay fever" brings to mind pollen and ragweed allergies, but mould can be the sneaky culprit behind summer sneezing, sniffling and itchy eyes.

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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