Why do people have allergies?

Answer It involves the immune system. But, the most important reason some people develop allergies and some don't is thought to be heredity. Preventing exposure in early life seems to decrease the risk of... Read More »

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What Dogs are Best for People With Allergies?

Several dog breeds have long been popular companions of owners who suffer from allergies. While no dog is non-allergenic, some have been considered hypoallergenic based on their single hair coat an... Read More »

Meds for People with Cat Allergies?

According to an introduction to allergy medication on the Claritin website, of 300 adults asked by doctors to give up pets as a response to an allergic reaction, only 21 percent followed doctor's a... Read More »

People With Allergies to Water?

People with allergies to water have a condition called "aquagenic pruritus." This rare and agitating disease causes skin to become unbearably itchy after exposure to water, which can make everyday ... Read More »

Which cat breed is best for people with allergies?

On One Hand: Some Breeds are BetterThe best cat breeds for people with allergies are the Cornish Rex, the Devon Rex, the Sphinx and the Siberian Cat. These cats are hypoallergenic, which means that... Read More »