Kids and Allergies

Parenting on TVO Life Skills: Dr. Mark Greenwald talks to us about kids and allergies.

LifeTime – Controlling Asthma

Canada has one of the highest rates of people with Asthma and 60% of Canadians with Asthma do not have good control over their asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have...

Ragweed Season

The plant most commonly associated with pollen allergies is ragweed. Ragweed is the most common cause of seasonal allergies, is very light and can travel hundreds of miles. To alleviate your symptoms and/or allergies to ragweed pollen ask your allergist about...

Dustmites: The Unseen Enemy

Dust mites are tiny, eight-legged arachnids of the spider family measuring less than a fraction of a millimetre in size and are the major cause of allergic reactions. House dust mites survive on shed human skin scales. As these mites digest their food, they produce...

Undestanding Allergies

Allergies are the immune system’s specific reaction to a normally harmless substance such as pollens, certain foods, or medicines. There are two main types, seasonal and perennial. The seasonal variety occurs at specific times of the year, while the perennial...

CTV – AM

Dr. Mark Greenwald talks to CTV AM about testing for allergies.

CTS – Allergy Relief

CTS – Allergy Relief: More people are sufferings from allergies year round with credit to global warming. Those who are prone to spring irritants are experiencing their symptoms sooner in the year due to flower and tree buds blooming earlier than…