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A specialist who saw the man's lung scans told him to get rid of his feather-containing duvet and pillows right away.

A man’s mysterious condition that made breathing almost impossible turned out to be a feather duvet allergy

The 43-year-old's switch to feather bedding made his body go haywire, though he didn't find out for months what was causing his symptoms.
To tell if you have allergies or the common cold, keep track of how long your symptoms last.

How to tell if you have the cold or allergies

You can tell if you have a common cold or allergies by tracking your symptoms, how long they last, and what time of year you feel sick.

Burger King has apologized to a blind woman with allergies after staff said ‘company policy’ wouldn’t let them read a list of ingred...

Burger King has since said there was no such policy and the company is "looking into this matter further," as reported by BBC.
Mushroom?

A woman told an advice column that her in-laws won’t stop serving her mushrooms despite her deadly allergy, and a trauma therapist thinks it cou...

The woman, who signed the letter "Disrespected Daughter-in-Law," said her husband's parents even started putting mushroom powder in mashed potatoes.
Usually, PPD reactions aren't as severe as O'Dell's.

A woman’s allergic reaction to a hair dye chemical left her blind for 24 hours. The common allergen can also cause rashes and burning sensations...

Steph O'Dell's face became swollen just hours after contact with the dye. She needed steroids at the hospital to stop the reaction.
Food allergies aren't always obvious.

7 signs you may have a food allergy

From itching and swelling to issues swallowing, here are some signs you could have an undetected food allergy.
Commenters on the post stressed the dangers that come with mislabeling foods.

People are outraged after someone said they swapped the labels on meat and vegetarian products at a supermarket for a joke

Many people slammed label switching, describing it as inconsiderate and potentially life-threatening, after a Facebook user's post went viral.
Allergy sufferers sneeze in parks around Melbourne, Australia, August 26, 1998.

Your seasonal allergies are getting worse because of high levels of carbon dioxide — here’s why

As more carbon dioxide accumulates in the atmosphere, that leads pollen counts and distribution to increase as well, making allergies worse.
Allergies can cause you to feel congested.

7 signs you could have an allergy without realizing it

From developing a rash to feeling congested, here are some common signs and symptoms you're allergic to something without even realizing it.

9 remedies we use to tame our springtime allergies — from soft tissues to a powerful air purifier

Allergy season is here. Here are the best allergy medicines and remedies we use to get through springtime.