Items Tagged ‘seasonal allergies’

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


True or false: How much do you know about seasonal allergies in children?

June 21, 2016

True or false: How much do you know about seasonal allergies in children?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Seasonal allergies, also called “hay fever,” can cause miserable, cold-like symptoms in your child: congestion, sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes. But beyond the common symptoms, how much do you really know about seasonal allergies? Take this quiz to find out: True or false: Allergies are only caused by outdoor substances. True or false: Children […]

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Tags: allergy triggers, childrens health, cockroaches, congestion, dust mites, grass, hay fever, itchy eyes, mold, outdoor allergens, pet dander, pollen