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Oh My Allergies! - Your Allergy Resource

Oh My Allergies! - Your Allergy Resource

By Valencia Barnes

The “Oh My Allergies!” podcast, hosted by Valencia, is about all things allergies and immune health. Whether it's seasonal allergies, food allergies, etc., this podcast is THE allergy resource for those that may need a bit of advice and support from someone who understands their struggle. This podcast covers questions and issues that people with different types of allergies and sensitivities face on a daily basis. Join Valencia for candid conversations about navigating life and learning how to thrive with allergies.
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Oh My Allergies! - Your Allergy ResourceFeb 23, 2021

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45:09
What is an Antihistamine?

What is an Antihistamine?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Antihistamines are mentioned heavily within the allergy community. Whether you’re allergic to pollen, cats, dogs, or even mold, you may have been recommended by your physician or allergist to consider antihistamines. However, have you ever wondered what antihistamines are, how antihistamines work, and the impact antihistamines have on your body? In today’s episode, we discuss what are antihistamines, what symptoms do antihistamines typically treat, the different types of antihistamines, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about antihistamines and why certain antihistamines may make some people feel drowsy and tired. 

Allergy News Article: Childhood allergies, from skin to lungs, could start in the gut: study - https://cutt.ly/8wln8LyF

Episodes Mentioned in Today’s Show: 

Allergy 101: What is an Allergy and The Effect Allergies Have on the Immune System Episode - https://cutt.ly/4wlmFw7O

What is Histamine Intolerance? Episode - https://cutt.ly/bwln3Ybz 

What is the Difference Between Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis? Episode - https://cutt.ly/JZWlKHe 

Additional Resources: 

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies? Episode: https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP   

What are Antihistamines and How Do They Work? - https://cutt.ly/Bwln249p 

Antihistamines for allergies - https://cutt.ly/lwln9EMb 

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Sep 05, 202335:53
Can Allergies Cause Body Aches?

Can Allergies Cause Body Aches?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. This episode marks episode 3 of the “How Allergies Can Affect Your Body” series we’re doing on the podcast. We’re all familiar with the more obvious allergy related symptoms like having a runny nose or sneezing, but there are other allergy related symptoms allergy sufferers may experience that aren’t as obvious or as common. Today’s episode is all about allergies and whether seasonal allergies can cause body aches. Valencia discusses what are body aches, what is fatigue, how allergies can impact your joints and muscles, and so much more. Tune in to learn more about the connection between your joints and muscles to allergies and the root of the connection. 

Allergy News Article: A woman with a severe peanut allergy says airline staff laughed at her and ignored her requests when she tried to fly to Costa Rica https://cutt.ly/2wsT3R1e 

Episodes Mentioned in Today’s Show: 

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies? Episode: https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP 

What is Allergy Fatigue? Episode - https://cutt.ly/GwsT94fS 

What is Allergy Testing? Episode - https://cutt.ly/AwyzQ0LR 

Missed the other episodes in the “How Allergies Can Affect Your Body” series? Catch up here: 

Can Allergies Cause a Sore Throat? Episode - https://cutt.ly/YwiJqhN6 

How Seasonal Allergies Can Impact Oral Health Episode - https://cutt.ly/FwsT3Niw 

Additional Resources: 

Allergies and Body Aches - https://cutt.ly/UwsT8cjq 

Immune system involvement in specific pain conditions - https://cutt.ly/MwsT4G9g 

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Aug 01, 202330:10
How Seasonal Allergies Can Impact Oral Health

How Seasonal Allergies Can Impact Oral Health

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. We all know that itchy eyes, inflamed sinuses, sneezing, and an itchy throat are common symptoms during high pollen count days or just in general as allergy season is becoming more and more perennial. Last week we talked about how allergies can affect your throat, but have you ever thought or wondered about whether or not allergies can affect your mouth? Well, that’s what we are going to talk about. This episode marks episode 2 of the “How Allergies Can Affect Your Body” series we’re doing on the podcast. There are certain symptoms that are common to deal with and we may or may not even think about how our allergies can impact our teeth and our gums. 


Today’s episode is all about allergies and oral health. Valencia discusses how allergies can indirectly cause mouth problems, the importance of regulating the pH level of your mouth for allergies and overall body health, how your sinuses can impact your oral health, and so much more. Tune in to learn more about the connection between allergies, oral health, and your overall body health. 


Allergy News Article: New state law will teach some students what to do if a classmate has an allergic reaction - https://cutt.ly/YwiJqScs 


Episodes Mentioned in Today’s Show: 

What is Postnasal Drip? Episode - https://cutt.ly/ywyzmKyT 

Can Allergies Cause a Sore Throat? Episode - https://cutt.ly/YwiJqhN6 


Additional Resources: 

How Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Oral Health - https://cutt.ly/CwiJqilC 

What is Medical Gaslighting and How to Talk to a Doctor When They Don’t Listen Episode - https://cutt.ly/twyzQeev 

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies? Episode: https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP 


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Business Inquiries: ohmyallergies@gmail.com  

Jul 11, 202337:28
Can Allergies Cause a Sore Throat?

Can Allergies Cause a Sore Throat?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. SEASON 5 HERE WE COME! Have you ever had a sore, scratchy throat and can’t tell whether the problem is seasonal allergies, an infection, a cold, or the flu? Well, you’re definitely not alone. With allergy season getting longer and worse, you may find yourself experiencing symptoms you may not have experienced before or the symptoms you typically experience hit your system harder. You may experience symptoms like a runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing, but are those the only symptoms you can experience?

Today’s episode is all about whether or not allergies can cause a sore throat and/or a cough. Valencia discusses what is a sore throat, the difference between a cold and allergies, how your body reacts to a cold/virus/flu versus how your body reacts to allergens, whether or not allergies can cause a sore throat, and much more. Tune in to learn more about Valencia’s love for softball and baseball, her recent food favorites, the explanation behind why you may experience a runny nose, and the connection between a sore throat and allergies. This episode is definitely a good one! 


Allergy News Article: Kids who live with pets may be less prone to food allergies, recent study shows—here’s what an allergist says - https://cutt.ly/2wyzYblM 


Episodes Mentioned in Today’s Show: 

What is Postnasal Drip? Episode - https://cutt.ly/ywyzmKyT 

What is Allergy Testing? Episode - https://cutt.ly/AwyzQ0LR 


Additional Resources: 

How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold - https://cutt.ly/ewyzYXkX 

What is Medical Gaslighting and How to Talk to a Doctor When They Don’t Listen Episode - https://cutt.ly/twyzQeev 

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies? Episode: https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP 


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Jun 27, 202342:29
10 of the Worst U.S. Cities to Live in with Seasonal Allergies in 2023

10 of the Worst U.S. Cities to Live in with Seasonal Allergies in 2023

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever wondered what are contributing factors to making your allergies and allergy symptoms worse? Well, today’s episode is all about seasonal allergies and the worst cities aka the most challenging cities to live in if you have seasonal allergies in the United States in 2023. Valencia discusses what the Allergy Capitals report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), what goes into building the list of Allergy Capitals from the AAFA every year, the top 10 most challenging cities in the U.S. in 2023 for those with seasonal allergies, and much more. Tune in to learn more about seasonal allergies and things to keep in mind to make sure you’re ready to get through the spring allergy season.

Allergy News Article - Allergy season is ‘earlier, longer and worse’ in these US cities, report finds https://cutt.ly/h4xduwy

Resources Mentioned in Episode:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) Allergy Capitals Report: https://cutt.ly/54xdaYi

Additional Resources:

What is a Ragweed Allergy? - https://cutt.ly/54xdjYC

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Mar 21, 202339:30
8 Seasonal Allergy Mistakes You Want to Avoid

8 Seasonal Allergy Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Throughout our life navigating allergies, we have some traumatic situations and some lessons learned. Today’s episode is all about some of the seasonal allergy mistakes Valencia has made throughout her allergy journey and things she wished she knew before they actually happened to her. Valencia discusses what is pollen, common seasonal allergy symptoms, some of the mistakes she has made that has made her allergy symptoms worse, and more. Tune in to learn about what can make your allergy symptoms worse and ways to combat the pollen as we enter Spring.

Allergy News Article - Allergy nightmare scenarios: 5 things that could go wrong https://cutt.ly/G87jYgf

Resources Mentioned in Episode:

Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis Episode: https://cutt.ly/JZWlKHe

What is a Wine Allergy? Episode: https://cutt.ly/J87jl2j

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies? Episode: https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP

Additional Resources:

Cross Reactivity Defined https://cutt.ly/u87cXSq

Pollen Allergy https://cutt.ly/387c3IJ

Seasonal Allergies https://cutt.ly/z87vwgf

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Mar 14, 202342:06
What is Allergy Testing?

What is Allergy Testing?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is about an important first step to take in discovering whether or not you have an allergy and that is allergy testing. Allergy testing can be a great tool to figuring out allergies you may have to things you eat, touch, or breathe in. However, a lot of people don’t really know where to start and what to expect when going to get allergy tested. Valencia discusses what is an allergy test/what is allergy testing, the different types of allergy tests, some of her allergy testing experiences, and much more. Tune in to learn more about the importance of going to an allergist to pinpoint what you may be allergic to and things to know before going to your first allergist appointment.

Allergy News Article - Family files wrongful death lawsuit after student suffers fatal allergic reaction at suburban university - https://cutt.ly/83TrFx7

Additional Resources:

Allergy Skin Tests - https://cutt.ly/y3TyNIr

Allergy Testing Skin - https://cutt.ly/p3Ty3Ry

Allergy Testing - https://cutt.ly/w3Ty5Lh

All About Allergy Testing - https://cutt.ly/W3Tpgu8

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Feb 14, 202353:31
Why Do People with Sesame Allergies Need to Be Careful in 2023?

Why Do People with Sesame Allergies Need to Be Careful in 2023?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is for all our peeps that are allergic to sesame and/or are a parent/caregiver to someone who is allergic to sesame. We are talking all about the recent updates with the major allergen list due to the FASTER (Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act) today. If you didn’t know, sesame is now a major allergen according to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as of January 1st of 2023. Although adding sesame to major allergen list is great for the allergy community, it has caused some backlash from the food industry. Valencia discusses what the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act (FASTER) is, how this Act has affected those with sesame allergies, how restaurants and food manufacturers have reacted to the new requirements that come with sesame being a major allergen, why it’s important now more than ever to read nutrition labels for all products (food, skincare, haircare, etc), and SO MUCH MORE. Tune in to learn more about how sesame can be found in a lot more foods and items than we think and also how to stay prepared in times like these as a person who’s allergic to sesame.

Allergy News Article - Tragedy as bride-to-be, 24, with dairy allergy dies four days after proposal on romantic South Africa holiday - 'after accidentally stirring tea with spoon that had come into contact with milk' - https://cutt.ly/R9hH2Pn

Additional Resources:

FARE Responds to Companies Intentionally Adding Sesame Flour as FASTER Act Goes Into Effect - https://cutt.ly/U9hH44K

Sesame Added to FDA’s Allergen Labeling Guidelines - https://cutt.ly/o9hH6M9

FDA Reminds Manufacturers Effective Date Sesame as a Major Allergen - https://cutt.ly/H9hJeQI

Allergic Sesame Food Labels Now Must List Sesame Allergen - https://cutt.ly/v9hJu6O

FASTER Act of 2021 - https://cutt.ly/S9hJONH 

Sesame Allergy and Food Labels - https://cutt.ly/n9hZI6Q 

Can Oats Have Gluten in Them? Podcast Episode (this where we discussed cross contact vs cross contamination) - https://cutt.ly/T9hLwyv 

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Jan 24, 202339:33
Life Update: 2022 Reflections and 2023 Intentions to Be a Better Version of Myself
Jan 17, 202325:35
Is It Possible to be Allergic to Pumpkin? Maybe Pumpkin Spice Isn't Always Nice....

Is It Possible to be Allergic to Pumpkin? Maybe Pumpkin Spice Isn't Always Nice....

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Fall is officially upon us! One of the first foods you think about when you think of fall is pumpkins. When October hits, pumpkins are EVERYWHERE. Pumpkin spice coffee, pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice cookies, etc., but what if we told you that pumpkin isn’t always nice? Today’s episode is all about pumpkins, the teal pumpkin project, and whether or not you can actually be allergic to the fall favorite, pumpkins. Pumpkin spice may or may not always be nice....or is it?

We discuss:

  • What are pumpkins?
  • What are pumpkin seeds? 
  • Is it possible to be allergic to pumpkin and/or pumpkin seeds? 
  • Is pumpkin related to ragweed? 

….AND SO MUCH MORE!

Tune in to learn more about pumpkins, the role cross-reactivity can play when it comes to allergies, and how pumpkins and cucumbers are actually related in a weird way. 

Allergy News Article: Why Some Homes Are Displaying Teal Halloween Pumpkins - https://cutt.ly/uNuqtJ2 

Additional Resources:

Teal Pumpkin Project - https://cutt.ly/ENuvvIz 

What is a Ragweed Allergy? Episode - https://cutt.ly/FV4JZdV

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Oct 25, 202230:13
What is Post-Nasal Drip?

What is Post-Nasal Drip?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever had it where you feel a tickle in the back of your throat that makes you want to cough or clear your throat? Have you had it where you experience nasal congestion due to allergies and feel mucus dripping down the back of your throat? Well, this is all thanks to post nasal drip! In today’s episode, we are talking about all things mucus and all things post nasal drip. 

We discussed the following topics in this week's episode: 

  • What is mucus?
  • What is post-nasal drip?
  • What are some of the common symptoms associated with post-nasal drip?
  • Is post-nasal drip curable?

….AND SO MUCH MORE!

Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about the purpose of mucus and the role it plays with allergies and other medical conditions and also to learn about whether post nasal drip only occurs because of allergies.

Allergy News Article: Whole Foods Creamy Caesar Dressing Recalled Nationwide Due to Undeclared Allergens - https://cutt.ly/pV4KeiU

Additional Resources: 

What is the Difference Between Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis? Episode - https://cutt.ly/JZWlKHe

What is Inflammation and Its Role with Allergies? Episode - https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP

What is a Ragweed Allergy? Episode - https://cutt.ly/FV4JZdV

What Is Postnasal Drip - https://cutt.ly/dV4KoR4

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Oct 04, 202236:47
Does Sugar Make Your Allergies Worse?

Does Sugar Make Your Allergies Worse?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about a food that can impact your allergies and the allergic response you experience, which is sugar. Sugar is known for impacting a lot of health conditions and allergies are no exception. We discuss whether it's okay to ignore a life threatening allergy in this week's allergy news, what is sugar, the different types of sugar, how sugar affects your immune system, whether sugar makes your allergies worse or not, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about the relationship between sugar, allergies, and inflammation.

Allergy News Article: Couple Praised for 'Ignoring' Child's Life-Threatening Allergy https://cutt.ly/ACgfTi

Additional Resources:

What is Inflammation and Its Role with Allergies? Episode - https://cutt.ly/uCgfZdP

How Sugar Causes Inflammation - https://cutt.ly/2CgjvWT

The Sweet Danger of Sugar - https://cutt.ly/BCgjEBt 

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Sep 06, 202244:08
What is Urticaria (Hives)?

What is Urticaria (Hives)?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever experienced hives also known as urticaria as one of your allergy symptoms or do you deal with chronic hives (urticaria) due to a specific health condition? Well, then this episode is for you! Hives are raised bumps called welts or wheals on the skin that are itchy and are typically one sign of an allergic reaction. However, hives can happen for a number of reasons and some those will be discussed in this episode. Today’s episode is all about hives also known as urticaria. We discuss what hives (urticaria) are, the different types of hives, whether hives are contagious or not, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about hives and how hives form due to an allergic reaction.

Allergy News Article: Woman’s rare allergy to pressure on her skin means she can’t wear jeans or a bra - https://cutt.ly/xX76Ng8

Additional Resources:

What is Anaphylaxis? Episode - https://cutt.ly/qX5rHvf

Hives (Urticaria) - https://cutt.ly/aX5e4Am

Hives (Urticaria): Causes, pictures, treatments, and symptoms - https://cutt.ly/7X5ryGo

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Aug 30, 202246:34
What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies?

What is Inflammation and its Role with Allergies?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever experienced allergy symptoms like red itchy, runny eyes, swelling and irritation of airways, or hives? Well, these symptoms all come from uncontrollable inflammation due to allergies and that’s what we are going to be discussing today. Today’s episode is all about allergic inflammation. We discuss what is inflammation, the difference between acute inflammation and chronic inflammation, what is allergic inflammation, and so much more! Tune in to hear about Valencia's foodie favorites lately and to also learn more about the role inflammation plays when it comes to allergies and why inflammation is important.

Allergy News Article: McDonald's customer says given note telling her to 'die' after allergy Q - https://cutt.ly/4XfN5Lq

Additional Resources:

Can Allergies Affect How You Sleep at Night? Episode - https://cutt.ly/3XfBQvT

Can Stress Make Your Allergy Symptoms Worse? Episode - https://cutt.ly/1XfBD0h

One of Life's Most Common Compounds Causes Allergic Inflammation - https://cutt.ly/0XfNawh

Allergies: Types, Symptoms, Causes & Treatments - https://cutt.ly/PXfNTuN

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Aug 16, 202243:40
What is a Ragweed Allergy?

What is a Ragweed Allergy?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever experienced pollen allergy symptoms during the summer even when it’s not the “typical prime” pollen season? Although allergy season is lasting longer due to warmer temperatures shifting the growing season earlier and extending it longer as well as the heat helping plants produce more pollen, there is a plant that matures and produces flowers that generate pollen in the middle of summer. It’s called ragweed and that’s what we are discussing today. We discuss what is ragweed, what is a ragweed allergy, common symptoms of a ragweed allergy, who tends to develop a ragweed allergy, and so much more! Tune in to hear about Valencia’s favorites on Love Island USA, cool tech that can help with environmental allergies, and to also learn about how pollen like ragweed can exist in the summertime.

Allergy News Article: Suffer from seasonal allergies? This tech could help you breathe a little easier - https://cutt.ly/1ZWj5Nx

Additional Resources:

Can Allergy Drops Help Allergy Symptoms? with Dr. Manan Shah Episode - https://cutt.ly/sZWjY45

What is the Difference Between Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis? Episode - https://cutt.ly/JZWlKHe

Ragweed Plants Packed with Pollen - https://cutt.ly/RZWkpyG

What Is a Ragweed Allergy? And What Can I Do About It? - https://cutt.ly/gZWkmVM

Can the Summer Heat Trigger Your Allergies? Episode - https://cutt.ly/eZWz94E 

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Aug 02, 202236:16
What is Swimmer's Itch (Cercarial Dermatitis)?

What is Swimmer's Itch (Cercarial Dermatitis)?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever went to a pond, lake, or an ocean to swim and afterwards had a skin rash? Well, it may not be a chlorine rash or reaction to saltwater. You could be dealing with a condition called swimmer’s itch. In today’s episode, we are talking all about swimmer’s itch also known as cercarial dermatitis. We discuss what is swimmer’s itch (cercarial dermatitis), common symptoms of cercarial dermatitis, whether you can catch swimmer’s itch from swimming pools, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about how a parasite commonly found in freshwater or saltwater can cause a non-contagious skin rash and the process for swimmer’s itch to infect bodies of water.

Allergy News Article:

‘I’m an Allergist, and There Is Really No Such Thing as Allergy Season Anymore’ - https://cutt.ly/AZrQQtK

Additional Resources:

What Causes Your Skin To Itch And Swell After Swimming? Understanding Swimmer's Itch - https://cutt.ly/mZrQCBx

TikTokkers Got “Swimmer's Itch” From A Texas Lake. Here's What It Is And How To Avoid It. - https://cutt.ly/xZrQ5dM

Cercarial Dermatitis (Swimmer’s Itch) - https://cutt.ly/BZrWaFT

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Jul 26, 202231:21
What is Medical Gaslighting and How to Talk to a Doctor When They Don't Listen

What is Medical Gaslighting and How to Talk to a Doctor When They Don't Listen

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever felt like the doctor you were seeing or your usual doctor wasn’t listening to you during a visit? Have you ever felt like a doctor dismissed your medical concerns? Well, today we are talking all about it! In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about medical gaslighting and how to talk to a doctor when they don’t listen to you. We've all experienced telling a doctor about our symptoms whether it was to an allergist or primary care and having them tell us "it's all in our head" or "it's stress induced" or something like that. It's very frustrating, right? We TOTALLY get that! Valencia discusses what is medical gaslighting, some signs that you have been gaslighted by doctors and your healthcare provider, how to be more prepared going into your next doctor’s appointment, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about how to talk to a doctor when they aren’t listening to you, being an informed patient, and how to get the most out of your next doctor’s appointment.

Allergy News Article: Children’s allergy medicine is recalled for bacteria, yeast, mold - https://cutt.ly/nLGItdf

Additional Resources:

Gaslighting in women’s health: No, it’s not just in your head - https://cutt.ly/zLGIoXn

When Doctors Gaslight Their Patients, It’s Traumatic - https://cutt.ly/XLGIhJL

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Jul 19, 202241:49
Is Coconut a Tree Nut?

Is Coconut a Tree Nut?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever wondered whether coconuts are actually tree nuts? Have you come across coconuts and coconut products and were confused as to why they have may contain labels on them even though they don’t look like traditional nuts? Well, let’s talk about it! Today’s episode is all about whether a coconut is a tree nut, a fruit, a seed, or all of the above. Valencia discusses what is a coconut, what is a tree nut, whether coconuts are dangerous for those with tree nut allergies, research that has been done about coconuts and tree nuts, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about coconuts, tree nuts, and the importance of allergy testing for specific allergens in some cases.

Allergy News Article: TikTok Was Shocked At This Food Allergy Roommate Horror Story - https://cutt.ly/xLcHprR

Additional Resources:

Are Coconuts Safe With Tree Nut Allergy? - https://cutt.ly/ALcHlyv

Is a coconut a fruit, nut or seed? - https://cutt.ly/MLcHTFk

Everything You Need to Know about Tree Nut Allergy - https://cutt.ly/VLcH15M

What Does May Contain Allergy Labeling Mean? Podcast Episode - https://cutt.ly/zLcJmwH

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Jul 12, 202231:26
What is the Link Between Allergies and Mental Health?

What is the Link Between Allergies and Mental Health?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever felt like your allergies affected your mental health and vice versa? Well, that’s today’s topic. A lot of people tend to focus on how allergies affect us physically and tend to not focus nor realize how allergies can affect us mentally. That is why today’s episode is all about allergies and mental health. Valencia discusses what an allergy is, what mental health is, what the relationship between allergies and mental health is, anxiety and depression in relation to seasonal allergies and food allergies, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about why it’s important to understand the relationship between physical health and mental health and how allergies can affect your mental health.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/nK6I9nj

Additional Resources:

Mental Health - https://cutt.ly/LK6Olr0

The Atlantic mentioned - The Reason Anxious People Often Have Allergies - https://cutt.ly/JK6IhFT

Medical News Today article mentioned - Allergies and mental health: What is the link? - https://cutt.ly/IK6IUCv

Medical News Today - Allergies: What is their hidden impact on mental health? - https://cutt.ly/fK6IZfs

Anxiety and Depression and Food Allergies - https://cutt.ly/gK6I1wv

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Jul 05, 202240:06
What Does May Contain Allergy Labeling Mean?

What Does May Contain Allergy Labeling Mean?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever had it where you go to the store and pick up a product that looks free of your allergen, but it has a statement on it that says it may contain your allergen and you’re just confused? If so, you’re in the right place because we are going to talk all about it. Today’s episode is all about may contain and may contain allergy labeling statements. May contain statements can be found on food products, beauty products, skincare products, etc., and there’s typically a lot of confusion around may contain. Valencia discusses labeling on products such as food and beauty/skincare related, what may contain allergy labeling means, whether may contain statements matter, and so much more! Tune in to learn about precautionary labeling and why a company may put a may contain statement on their products.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/zJsjrna

Additional Resources:

Have Food Allergies? Read the Label | FDA - https://cutt.ly/NJsjVFY

FARE | This Blog Post May Contain: Food for Thought About Precautionary Allergen Labeling - https://cutt.ly/XJsj4U5

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May 31, 202237:12
What is a Shellfish Allergy?
May 17, 202236:56
What is Allergy Fatigue?
May 10, 202234:15
Allergic Conjunctivitis 101: What is an Eye Allergy?
May 03, 202236:04
What if It's Possible to Be Allergic to Swimming Pools?

What if It's Possible to Be Allergic to Swimming Pools?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In honor of the sun coming out more often and entering spring as well as summer, today’s episode is all about chlorine. This episode is for all of the swimmers and hot tub lovers out there. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking about whether or not you can be allergic to chlorine. Valencia discusses certain symptoms you may experience due to chlorine, how chlorine affects your skin and eyes, how chlorine can affect your respiratory tract, why chlorine can still affect your eyes even when you wear goggles, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about chlorine and the affect chlorine can have on your body internally and externally.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/lFmjXpO

Additional Resources:

How to identify a chlorine rash - https://cutt.ly/uFml506

What Is a Chlorine Rash? Experts Explain Why Your Skin Might Feel Itchy After Swimming in a Pool - https://cutt.ly/TFmzDvy

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Apr 12, 202229:00
Can Eating Habits Affect Your Food Allergies and Your Health? with Kathlena The Allergy Chef

Can Eating Habits Affect Your Food Allergies and Your Health? with Kathlena The Allergy Chef

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast! We have a guest on the podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia sits down with Kathlena The Allergy Chef. Valencia and Kathlena The Allergy Chef start off their conversation talking about all things ice cream and the key to perfecting free from, allergy-friendly ice cream. Valencia then goes on to discuss Kathlena’s allergy journey, what it is like living in a mixed allergy household, allergy gaslighting, the impact food can have on your overall health, and so much more! Tune in to learn about the importance of listening to your body and how to make living with allergies more convenient. A little bit about Kathlena is that she has over 200 food allergies & intolerances, and can't drink most water. The members of her household also have food allergies and special diets, none of them the same. After being told she had 30 days to live, she made it her mission to help the food allergy and special diet communities thrive. Three years from her lowest point, she and her team have published several cookbooks, started a bakery, done local and nationwide outreach, developed hundreds of free recipes and resources, and much more.

Additional Resources from today’s episode:

The Allergy Chef Website - https://cutt.ly/gD6QtvB

The Allergy Chef’s story: https://cutt.ly/dD6Qoha

Story of Kid Three (Mr. Low/No Sugar): https://cutt.ly/MD6Qdts

Cross Contamination Visual: https://cutt.ly/9D6QgdG

Advanced recipe search: https://cutt.ly/4D6QjDf

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Apr 05, 202201:24:32
What is the Tolerance Induction Program? with Dr. Inderpal Randhawa

What is the Tolerance Induction Program? with Dr. Inderpal Randhawa

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast! We have a guest on the podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia sits down with Dr. Inderpal Randhawa. Dr. Inderpal Randhawa is the Medical Director of Pediatric Pulmonary, Clinical Immunology & Allergy at the Miller Children’s Hospital (one of the top 50 programs nationwide) and CEO of the Southern California Food Allergy Institute, which is known for the Tolerance Induction Program (TIP). Dr. Randhawa is a leading clinical academic scientist with five board certifications in transplant, immunology, allergy, pulmonology, pediatrics, and internal medicine. We discuss what made Dr. Randhawa want to become a doctor and have one of his focus areas be in allergy and immunology, the timing of when a person develops a food allergy, whether tolerating allergens like milk and eggs if they are baked is an allergy, the difference between OIT and the Tolerance Induction Program, and so much more! Tune in to learn more about food allergies and why a “one size fits all” approach for treating food allergies may not be effective.

Connect with Dr. Inderpal Randhawa: 

SoCal Food Allergy Institute Website - https://cutt.ly/8AmeD1S

TPIRC Website - https://cutt.ly/9AmeHTy

SoCal Food Allergy Institute Instagram - https://cutt.ly/XAmeLxx 

SoCal Food Allergy Institute YouTube - https://cutt.ly/AAmeBDY

SoCal Food Allergy Institute Facebook - https://cutt.ly/OAme1I1

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Mar 08, 202201:09:20
How to Manage Your Dog's Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities

How to Manage Your Dog's Food Allergies and Food Sensitivities

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast! This episode is for the dog owners and dog lovers out there. Today’s episode is all about dogs having food allergies and food sensitivities. Valencia discusses what a food allergy is for dogs, some signs of a food allergy and a food sensitivity in dogs, common food allergens for dogs, her dog’s experience with food allergies and sensitivities, and so much more! Tune in to learn how people are not the only ones who can deal with food allergies and how you can help the fido in your life live their best itch-free life.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/2POb9Sr

Additional Resources for Dog Food Allergies:

Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment – American Kennel Club - https://cutt.ly/oPOnsXB

Dog Food Allergies Causes and Cures - https://cutt.ly/7POnWSQ

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Feb 22, 202235:58
Can Allergy Drops Help Allergy Symptoms? with Dr. Manan Shah

Can Allergy Drops Help Allergy Symptoms? with Dr. Manan Shah

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast! We have our first guest of this season of the podcast! In today’s episode, we sit down with Dr. Manan Shah, who is a board-certified Otolaryngologist and Head and Neck Surgeon.

We discuss the following with Dr. Manan Shah in today’s episode:

  • Dr. Shah’s allergy journey with being allergic to cats and managing idiopathic urticaria
  • What made him want to become an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor and allergist
  • When you should use antihistamines and when you should consider other allergy treatment options
  • The difference between allergy shots and allergy drops (sublingual immunotherapy) for allergy treatments
  • AND SO MUCH MORE!

Tune in to learn more about environmental allergies, how allergies can affect many aspects of your life, and why a “one size fits all” approach for treating environmental allergies is not effective at all.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/6PpYowg

Connect with today's guest, Dr. Manan Shah:

Manan Shah, MD is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who focuses on sinus and allergy treatment. Manan founded Wyndly Health, a Y Combinator backed startup that provides everyone with access to high-quality allergy care. He serves as the Vice President of the Colorado ENT Society, is the former Secretary of the YPS for the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and sits on the Telemedicine and Equilibrium Committees for the Academy. Manan began his career as a drummer for a band, but later attended medical school where his love for music steered him towards the field of Ear, Nose, and Throat. As an allergy sufferer, he further became interested in treatment of allergies and sinus disease. Manan spent a year doing clinical research and earned graduate certification in the field before attending residency training at the prestigious Otolaryngology program at University of Connecticut. 

Website: www.mananmd.com

Wyndly Health Website: www.wyndly.com

Related Resources to today’s episode:

Allergy Shots - https://cutt.ly/KPpDJRb

SLIT (Sublingual Immunotherapy) - https://cutt.ly/uPpDQSI

SLIT Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis Nothing to Sneeze About - https://cutt.ly/LPpDUGS

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Feb 15, 202201:20:27
Can Oats Have Gluten In Them?

Can Oats Have Gluten In Them?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast! Today’s episode is all about a popular food item that many are either allergic to, have a sensitivity to this food or can’t have due to other health conditions. The food is….OATS. Oats are discussed a lot within the allergy and celiac community. Oats are known for having a lot of health benefits to them, but a lot of people do not eat them due to allergies, intolerances, and/or having celiac disease. Valencia discusses what is gluten, how oats are talked about a lot within the gluten-free and celiac communities, cross contact vs cross contamination, whether oats are actually gluten-free or if oats have gluten in them, and so much more. Tune in to learn more about oats, how they are processed, and why you may be surprised about the answer to whether oats have or do not have gluten in them. 

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/7OZMR3S

Additional Resources about Oats:

Oats: Are they gluten-free and are they healthful? - https://cutt.ly/UOZMO2Y

Information About Oats - https://cutt.ly/jOZM21l

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Feb 08, 202234:02
How to Build New Habits That Stick for the New Year and My 2022 Intentions

How to Build New Habits That Stick for the New Year and My 2022 Intentions

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast and Happy 2022! To kickoff the new year and a NEW season of the Oh My Allergies! Podcast, Valencia is talking about the most cliche thing that everyone talks about in the beginning of a new year…..NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS and NEW YEARS GOALS. In today’s episode, Valencia talks about why she likes the initial idea behind new year’s resolutions, how new year’s resolutions can be problematic, why it’s better to set intentions rather than resolutions, and so much more. PLUS, Valencia shares some of her 2022 intentions. Tune in to learn more about building habits that actually stick for the upcoming new year and why you haven’t stuck with your new year’s resolutions in the past.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/iOxS8xq

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Feb 01, 202237:48
Season 3 Reflection: Best Advice of 2021 and Holiday Plans

Season 3 Reflection: Best Advice of 2021 and Holiday Plans

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, our host Valencia reflects on the third season of the Oh My Allergies! Podcast (where has the time gone?!). She discusses what’s been going on in her life lately, what she loves to do during Christmas time and the holiday season, what she’s learned from this season’s guests and episode topics, and more. Tune in to hear some of her favorite pieces of advice about allergies, intolerances, and immune conditions that came from this past season. This is definitely an episode you DO NOT want to miss! We are SO excited for future episodes of the Oh My Allergies! Podcast and stay tuned!

Episodes mentioned in this week’s episode (LISTEN NOW):

How to Make Cooking with Food Allergies Fun with Rachel & Leah Packer: https://cutt.ly/CUrB8HJ 

What is a Deodorant Allergy?: https://cutt.ly/rUrNeVC 

How to Deal with Friends and Family Who Don’t Get Food Allergies: https://cutt.ly/yUrBuV0

Food Allergies in the Media: The Importance of Proper Representation: https://cutt.ly/jUrBpUD

How to Be “That Girl”: Living Your Best Life and Staying on Top of Allergy Management: https://cutt.ly/fUrBsRd

Sneezing 101: What is a Sneeze and How to Stop Sneezing: https://cutt.ly/iUrBfLW

What Exactly Does Hypoallergenic Mean?: https://cutt.ly/UUrBjxE

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Dec 21, 202136:51
What is a Christmas Tree Allergy?

What is a Christmas Tree Allergy?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever had it where you experience respiratory symptoms and allergy symptoms when you’re around Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, Christmas garland, etc.? Well, let’s talk about it! In today’s episode, Valencia discusses what a Christmas tree allergy is, whether Christmas trees and other Christmas greenery can cause allergies, answering whether an artificial Christmas tree help minimize allergy symptoms or not, and so much more. Tune into today’s episode to learn more about Christmas trees, how Christmas trees and other Christmas greenery can impact your allergies, and what you can do to help yourself breathe easier this holiday season.

Allergy News article: https://cutt.ly/SYxiXUC

Additional Resources related to today’s episodes:

What is Christmas tree syndrome? - https://cutt.ly/WYxi098

Pine Tree Allergy - https://cutt.ly/FYxornX

Allergic to the Holidays? - https://cutt.ly/lYxofYW

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Dec 07, 202138:18
Can Allergies Affect How You Sleep at Night?

Can Allergies Affect How You Sleep at Night?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Have you ever had it where you can’t go to sleep because of nasal congestion, itchy nose, water eyes, or other allergy symptoms? Well let’s talk about it! Today’s episode is all about the correlation between allergies and sleep and whether allergies can affect how you sleep at night. 

Valencia discusses how allergies (allergic rhinitis) can affect how well you sleep at night, different sleep disturbances, what research has to say about sleep and allergies, and so much more. Tune into today’s episode to learn more about what you can do to manage your allergies so you can get the right amount of sleep your body needs.

Allergy News article: Woman Contemplates Suing Boyfriend Who Wouldn't Pay Her Medical Bills in Viral Post - https://cutt.ly/uT4HuLT

Additional Resources related to today’s episodes:

Allergic Rhinitis and Its Consequences on Quality of Sleep - https://cutt.ly/aT4HDTf (study mentioned in episode)

Poor sleep is highly associated with house dust mite allergic rhinitis in adults and children - https://cutt.ly/MT4Hx4G

Allergic rhinitis-induced nasal congestion: its impact on sleep quality - https://cutt.ly/UT4HUgk

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Nov 30, 202131:45
Why Do I Sneeze So Much in the Morning?

Why Do I Sneeze So Much in the Morning?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about sneezing again, specifically morning allergies also known as the annoying sneezing fits you may have in the morning. Valencia discusses why we tend sneeze so much in the morning, her personal experience with morning sneezing fits, surprising allergy triggers, the importance of getting rid of dust mites to help your morning sneezing, and more. Tune in to learn some surprising yet interesting conditions that can make people sneeze and ways to manage your morning allergies.
Allergy News article: Pea Protein Is Causing A Mighty Problem For People With Allergies
cutt.ly/STGWNtU
Additional Resources related to today’s episodes:
Rhinitis (Nasal Allergies) cutt.ly/qTGWnRB
Morning Allergies: Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment cutt.ly/HTGWTBb
Waking Up Bleary-Eyed? It Might Be Morning Allergies cutt.ly/iTGWLsR
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Nov 23, 202141:52
Why Do People Think They Have Food Allergies When They Don't?

Why Do People Think They Have Food Allergies When They Don't?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about a topic that is commonly discussed within the allergy community. The topic is people thinking they have food allergies when they don’t. Valencia discusses what she believes is the root of this problem, why having a negative response to food is not the same thing as having a true food allergy, explains a study that was conducted about this topic back in 2019, and much more. Tune into this episode to find out how you can tell a response you have to food is truly a food allergy and to also learn about the importance of going to an allergist if you’re unsure about whether you have allergies. 

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/5E5eZu6

Press Release related to Allergy News article: https://cutt.ly/xE5eVja

The study referred to in today’s episode: https://cutt.ly/ZE5e0H5

Additional Resources:

NYTimes article: https://cutt.ly/lE5eNCv

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Allergy Facts: https://cutt.ly/XE5e3yu

Half Adults Who Claim Food Allergy Don’t Have One: https://cutt.ly/PE5e6hA

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Oct 12, 202134:27
What Exactly Does Hypoallergenic Mean?

What Exactly Does Hypoallergenic Mean?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about a term that is commonly used in the allergy world, which is hypoallergenic. Hypoallergenic is a term that a lot of people look for on products because they think hypoallergenic means completely allergy proof and allergy free. But is that really the case?

Does hypoallergenic labeling mean that these products, pets, etc., won’t produce an allergic reaction?

In today’s episode, Valencia discusses what hypoallergenic really means, why seeing hypoallergenic on a product or hypoallergenic being used to describe certain breeds of dogs and cats can be very misleading, the importance of reading product labels, and much more. Tune into this week’s episode to learn if the term hypoallergenic really helps with making your environment more allergy proof.

Allergy News article: How Cat Owners Can Prepare for a House Guest with Mild Cat Allergies https://cutt.ly/ZW2IIq2

Additional Resources on Hypoallergenic:

“Hypoallergenic” Cosmetics: https://cutt.ly/JW2IS6O

Pet allergy: Are there hypoallergenic dog breeds? - Mayo Clinic: https://cutt.ly/pW2IKWQ

Are Any Dog Breeds Hypoallergenic? - Cleveland Clinic: https://cutt.ly/TW2IX2r

What “Hypoallergenic” Really Means in Cosmetics: https://cutt.ly/GW2OwL5

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Sep 14, 202143:50
Allergy 101: What is an Allergy? and The Effect Allergies Have on the Immune System

Allergy 101: What is an Allergy? and The Effect Allergies Have on the Immune System

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia talks all about allergy basics, allergy 101 if you will. She discusses what an allergy is, how and why we develop allergies, different types of allergic reactions that allergies can cause, who is more likely to develop allergies, and much more. Tune into this episode to learn some of the basics when it comes to allergies and how allergies affect the human body. Allergy News Article: Can Allergies Cause a Fever? https://cutt.ly/MWUDDDv Additional Resources about Allergies & Hygiene Hypothesis: What is the Hygiene Hypothesis?: https://cutt.ly/1WUGdo2 Asthma: The Hygiene Hypothesis: https://cutt.ly/zWUGvQl Allergies: https://cutt.ly/mWUG2sE Allergy Facts and Figures from AAFA: https://cutt.ly/4WUHeD5 What Causes Chronic Allergies and Allergy Symptoms?: https://cutt.ly/LWUKnVS 3 Ways You Can Support This Podcast: Subscribe to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast Rate and Review (just by tapping stars on Apple Podcast ★★★★★) Share the Oh My Allergies! Podcast with everyone you know and don’t know! JOIN THE OMA SQUAD: Podcast Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/ohmyallergies Blog: http://www.lifeofavegaholic.com *Subscribe to Life of a Vegaholic here: http://hyperurl.co/LOVSubscribe YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/LifeofaVegaholic Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CallMeValBarnes Follow Valencia on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/CallMeValBarnes Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/CallMeValBarnes Business Inquiries: ohmyallergies@gmail.com Want to send Valencia a message? You can do that here: https://anchor.fm/oh-my-allergies by clicking "Message."
Sep 07, 202137:39
Sneezing 101: What is a Sneeze and How to Stop Sneezing

Sneezing 101: What is a Sneeze and How to Stop Sneezing

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about one of the most popular allergy symptoms, sneezing. Valencia discusses how sneezing can get you in trouble with the law, what is a sneeze, why we sneeze, how to figure out what is the culprit to your sneezing, and much more. Tune in to learn some surprising conditions that can make people sneeze and some interesting ways to help you sneeze less/stop sneezing.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/GQL2yUz

Additional Resources for today’s episode:

Pollen Overload: Seasonal Allergies in a Changing Climate: https://cutt.ly/oQL2i5N

What is a Sneeze?: https://cutt.ly/IQL2gUv

What Causes Sneezing From Allergies – Allergy Guide: https://cutt.ly/rQL2xyj

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Aug 17, 202133:57
Wait, This Has Dairy In It?! Foods You Should Avoid If You Can't Have Dairy and Lactose

Wait, This Has Dairy In It?! Foods You Should Avoid If You Can't Have Dairy and Lactose

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about dairy and milk. More and more people are avoiding dairy and milk nowadays whether it’s because of a milk allergy, being lactose intolerant, or just wanting to stay away from dairy products, which means you’ll soon start to become well acquainted with label reading. Valencia talks about foods that typically people may think do not have dairy in them, but they do have dairy in them. Tune into this episode to hear about Valencia’s thoughts on how Martha Stewart deals with people with food allergies and to also learn more about what foods you should be cautious about as well as the importance of label reading to safely avoid any traces of dairy.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/QQULgaJ

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Aug 10, 202137:55
How to Be "That Girl": Living Your Best Life and Staying on Top of Allergy Management

How to Be "That Girl": Living Your Best Life and Staying on Top of Allergy Management

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is all about the TikTok trend, How to Be “That Girl” but with an allergy twist. In this episode, Valencia talks about how to be that girl or that person who focuses on their well-being and is on top of their allergy management game in a non-toxic way. Valencia explains the How to Be “That Girl” TikTok trend, how to be more confident when it comes to your allergies, why your diet is important especially when you have allergies, and much more.
Allergy News Article:
cutt.ly/4mP3MVL
Everyday Health Article Referenced in Episode: cutt.ly/hmP300o
Podcast Episodes Mentioned in this Episode:
Can Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Skin: cutt.ly/amP8Wj3
What is a Deodorant Allergy: cutt.ly/GmP8nCU
Are You Allergic to Makeup? How to Tell You Are Allergic to Beauty Products: cutt.ly/ymP8Ri0
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Jul 13, 202151:19
What is the Difference Between Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis?

What is the Difference Between Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sinusitis?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about allergic rhinitis and allergic sinusitis. She first breaks down allergic rhinitis and allergic sinusitis, talks about the differences and similarities between the two, the difference between viral sinusitis and bacterial sinusitis, her experience with allergic rhinitis, and so much more. Tune into today’s episode to learn more about allergic rhinitis and allergic sinusitis if you get the two medical conditions mixed up and don’t know what to look for.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/tmcaj9w

Additional resources about allergic rhinitis and allergic sinusitis:

What’s the Best Non-Drowsy Antihistamine for Allergies?: https://cutt.ly/umcp0by

Allergic Sinusitis: https://cutt.ly/NmcaqR8

Pay Close Attention to Symptoms to Determine if Cause is Sinus Infection or Allergies: https://cutt.ly/8mcao6a

Hay Fever (Rhinitis): https://cutt.ly/emcadqZ

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Jul 06, 202148:05
Food Allergies in the Media: The Importance of Proper Representation

Food Allergies in the Media: The Importance of Proper Representation

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about food allergies in the media. Valencia discusses the misinformation that is being portrayed by the media when showing allergic reactions, how allergic reaction scenes from various television shows and movies have affected her mental health, the importance of proper media representation of food allergies, and so much more. Tune in to hear her break down and react to allergic reaction scenes from television shows and movies to know which ones have done it right and have done it wrong.

Allergy News Article: https://cutt.ly/ImicOpT

The allergy scenes discussed in today’s episode:

Allergy Scene from Hitch: https://cutt.ly/omicmsa

Allergy Scene from Monster-in-Law: https://cutt.ly/VmicxNm

Allergy Scene from Friends: https://cutt.ly/FmicYfm

Allergy Scene from That’s So Raven: https://cutt.ly/amiclvn

Allergy Scene from Grownish: https://cutt.ly/xmicshw

Allergy Scene from The Game Plan: https://cutt.ly/UmicyK7

Allergy Scene from #blackAF: available on Netflix

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Jun 29, 202146:28
Can the Summer Heat Trigger Your Allergies?

Can the Summer Heat Trigger Your Allergies?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about whether heat, specifically summer heat can trigger allergies. Valencia discusses allergy triggers during the summer time, how heat affects pollen, her experience with heat affecting her allergies, and much more. Tune in to learn more about why you may experiencing allergies and allergy symptoms even though spring is over.

Allergy News Article: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/6/16/22536952/florida-sahara-desert-dust-storm-sunsets-allergies-african-dust-clouds-joseph-prospero

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Jun 22, 202136:53
Can Stress Make Your Allergy Symptoms Worse?

Can Stress Make Your Allergy Symptoms Worse?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about stress and whether or not stress can actually make your allergy symptoms worse. She discusses her personal experience with stressing about her pollen allergies and other seasonal allergies, how stress affects your body and your allergies, what helps with easing her allergy stress, and much more. Tune in to learn more about the relationship stress and allergies have with each other and how they are connected (maybe more than you think).

Allergy News Article: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/climate-change-making-allergy-season-worse/story?id=77505552

The study referenced in episode: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-stress-allergies/stress-makes-allergies-worse-and-last-longer-idUSCOL47044120080814

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Jun 15, 202130:32
How to Deal with Friends and Family Who Don't Get Food Allergies

How to Deal with Friends and Family Who Don't Get Food Allergies

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia is talking all about friends and family not understanding food allergies. She discusses the struggles of trying to get friends and family to understand what living with food allergies is like, her personal experience with trying to get her friends and family to understand her food allergies, common misconceptions your friends and family may think are true about people with food allergies, and much more. Tune in to learn why and how food allergy management takes a village especially if you have kids with food allergies.

Allergy News Article: https://people.com/parents/hilaria-baldwin-son-edu-doing-better-after-allergic-reaction/

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Jun 01, 202132:43
What is a Deodorant Allergy?

What is a Deodorant Allergy?

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, Valencia talks all about having a deodorant allergy. She discusses what a deodorant allergy is, some of the symptoms of a deodorant allergy, her personal experience with having a deodorant allergy, and more. Tune in to learn more about contact dermatitis for armpits, what it is like to go deodorant shopping with sensitive skin, and how “natural” deodorants can still cause allergic reactions.

Allergy News Article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/food-ban-review-mcmaster-led-school-daycare-guidelines-1.6014519

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May 25, 202130:43
How to Make Cooking with Food Allergies Fun with Rachel & Leah Packer

How to Make Cooking with Food Allergies Fun with Rachel & Leah Packer

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. In today’s episode, we have Rachel & Leah Packer from the YouTube cooking channel, Because I Said So - Cooking for You. We discuss Rachel & Leah’s allergy journey as a family, Leah’s Crohn’s disease diagnosis, how to get your children more involved in the kitchen, why Rachel & Leah Packer started their YouTube channel, and so much more. Whether you have food allergies or other dietary restrictions due to food intolerances and even autoimmune conditions, tune in to this episode to learn how to make navigating the kitchen a little less scary and maybe even fun!

This week’s Allergy News article: https://www.eatthis.com/news-study-milk-allergy/

Connect with Rachel & Leah Packer

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWhGjUFuQ6bDc6UqiOJml9g

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becauseisaidso._/
Website: http://www.matzoballfitness.com

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May 18, 202101:47:10
How to Deal with Allergy Burnout
May 11, 202136:28
Season Two Reflection: What I've Learned and What's to Come
Mar 30, 202120:19
How to Show Yourself Self Care During Pollen Season (Season 2 Finale)

How to Show Yourself Self Care During Pollen Season (Season 2 Finale)

Welcome back to the Oh My Allergies! Podcast. Today’s episode is about all things self care and allergies, specifically seasonal allergies since pollen season is here. This episode is also the final episode of Season 2 of the Oh My Allergies! Podcast *insert tear*. 

We sometimes can get so caught up in our lives and doing things for other people that we may forget to take care of ourselves. Life throws us so many curveballs that can stress us out and stress can actually trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. Therefore, it's important to incorporate different things into your life that can help with taking care of yourself from the inside and out.

In today’s episode, Valencia talks all about how to show yourself self care during pollen season when you have seasonal allergies. She discusses probiotic foods and drinks that may contribute to balancing your body’s inner ecosystem to strengthen your immune system, her favorite herbal teas for allergy season, her favorite herbs that help ease inflammation and support immune health, her favorite activities that allow her to calm her mind, body, and spirit, and much more. Tune into this episode to hear a discussion that reminds you to not forget to take care of yourself and to find ways ways to prioritize you and your health, physically and mentally.

Allergy News article: https://www.prevention.com/health/a35797657/can-allergies-make-you-tired/

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Mar 23, 202132:37