Items Tagged ‘allergens’

To the untrained eye, kids' seasonal allergy symptoms may look like learning disability

May 1, 2018

To the untrained eye, kids’ seasonal allergy symptoms may look like learning disability

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Many young children struggle with seasonal allergies and the discomfort that accompanies them.  For some kids, seasonal allergy symptoms are severe enough that they can be mistaken for symptoms of learning disabilities. Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, a pediatric allergist at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, explains that certain symptoms characteristic of learning disabilities or behavioral problems, […]

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Tags: allergens, allergies, allergy, concentration, Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, hyperactivity, hypoallergenic, learning disability, outdoor allergens, pediatrician, pediatrics, seasonal allergies


How to recognize and treat atopic dermatitis

July 31, 2017

How to recognize and treat atopic dermatitis

By uclahealth uclahealth

Pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD), also referred to as allergic eczema, is a chronic skin disease marked by dry, sensitive skin that easily becomes red, scaly and severely itchy Atopic dermatitis affects 20 to 30 percent of children and adolescents in the U.S., with most children exhibiting symptoms by age 5. “In infants, a rash will […]

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Tags: abnormal skin barrier, allergens, allergic eczema, chronic skin disease, corticosteroids, Dr. Ronald Cotliar, eczema, extreme temperatures, genetics, health tips for parents, immune system problems, Pediatric atopic dermatitis