Are your allergies preventable? The experts weigh in:

Have you ever wondered if your allergies could be treated and prevented? Most people just accept the fact that they are allergic to something and then resort to medicine to mask the symptoms. Masking the symptoms does NOT fix the problem of your allergies… So is it possible to fix the problem at the source? We asked a few professionals what they think on the issue:

“You can eliminate most of the allergens in your home by a few preventative maintenance actions, such as regularly cleaning your air ducts, properly grooming pets, and deep-cleaning your carpet on a regular basis,” says Tanner Page of the Utah Carpet Cleaners, based in Provo, UT. Keeping allergens out of the home is commonly overlooked. You can’t see the dust particles on your carpet and floating around in the air… but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there. Taking some preventative action can help keep these harmful sneeze spores out of your body.

Are the foods you are eating contributing to your allergies? It turns out, more people are discovering a gluten intolerance after being tested for Celiac’s disease. This could be a result of an increase in processed food consumption and foods modified with GMOs and growth hormones. …