Items Tagged ‘Allergy’

January 4, 2013

Can You Be Allergic to Cold?

By Logan Lafferty

Just like allergies to dust and pollen, is it possible some people are simply allergic to cold? Experts at Mayo Clinic say it can happen. The condition is called cold urticaria, also known as also called cold allergy or cold hives…Asthma and allergy specialist Dr. James Li explains the condition. “With extreme cold exposure or […]

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Tags: Allergy, AZ Family, cold, cold hives, Dr. James Li, urticaria

January 24, 2012

Allergic to cold? It’s a real condition, experts say


Grant Schlager sounds like a typical Minnesota kid: He loves to play outside, no matter how cold it gets, and he’s pretty excited that a slow-to-start snow season is finally underway. But Grant, who turns 12 this week, has a problem: He is literally allergic to cold. It makes him break out in hives and […]

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Tags: Allergy, Martha Hartz

April 16, 2010

Spring is early, for better and for worse


All that coughing, sneezing, sniffling, bone-crunching and bug-slapping you’ve heard lately are the sounds of a remarkably early spring in Minnesota…but the early onset of spring also means that pollen is flying and allergy sufferers are wheezing earlier than usual…   For those looking for relief, James Li, chairman of the Mayo Clinic’s Allergy Department, […]

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Tags: Allergy, Dr. James Li

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