Why Do I Have Allergies?

why do we have allergies

You’ve likely heard of them and possibly suffered their unpleasant effects. Allergies are becoming increasingly prevalent. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reports that approximately 25% of Americans, or 60 million people, suffer some sort of asthmatic or allergic reaction to external stimuli such as air, water, food, drugs or plants. But what are allergies exactly? And how come we acquire them? Continue reading Why Do I Have Allergies?

Tips for Coping With a Constipated Toddler

Dealing With Constipation in Toddlers

When constipation strikes an adult it can cause a lot of discomforts but parents are able to understand what is going on and the need for remedial action. Toddlers have far less understanding of the cause of their discomfort and the need for them to take medication or make changes to their diet. For this reason, dealing with constipation in toddlers can be really difficult for parents and child. Continue reading Tips for Coping With a Constipated Toddler

Best Indoor Tropical Plants for Cleaning Indoor Air

Indoor Tropical Plants for Cleaning Indoor Air

In 1989, a study demonstrated that specific tropical plants efficient at capturing and processing gasses for photosynthesis were able to remove up to 87% of indoor pollutants within 24 hours. Seventeen houseplants and two seasonal flowering plants make up that list. This is a sample of the best houseplant ideas for indoor gardens. Continue reading Best Indoor Tropical Plants for Cleaning Indoor Air