• Make Peace with Fall: Get Over Your Love-Hate Relationship with Autumn Allergies

    Make Peace with Fall:  Get Over Your Love-Hate Relationship with Autumn Allergies

    Quick question: Fall, love it or hate it? Or both? People who suffer from fall allergies no doubt love the fall colors and the festive time of year, while hating the sneezing, sniffling, wheezing and itching. So what’s an autumn lover to do? Batten down the hatches and get ready for fall allergy season with the following tips.

  • Ready or Not, Fall Allergies are Popping Up this Summer: Ragweed Begins to Bloom

    Ready or Not, Fall Allergies are Popping Up this Summer: Ragweed Begins to Bloom

    Before you shrug off your sneezing and runny nose to a summer cold, you may want to think twice. Even though it’s only August, hay fever season is here, causing misery for some of the 50 million Americans with allergies. One of the main culprits is ragweed, which starts to bloom in August.

  • Have Asthma? You Likely Have an Allergy as Well

    Asthma is becoming an epidemic in the United States. The number of Americans diagnosed with asthma grows annually, with 26 million currently affected. According to a new study, nearly two-thirds or more of all asthmatics also have an allergy, which can make this spring season particularly bothersome. The study found that an astonishing 75 percent of asthmatic adults aged 20- to 40-years-old, and 65 percent of asthmatic adults aged 55 years and older, have at least one allergy.

  • Four Things You Might Not Know About Fall Allergies

    As most allergy sufferers will tell you, allergy symptoms can always be bothersome, turning any time of year into sneezing season. A runny nose, itchy eyes and scratchy throat can arise as the days get shorter and the leaves begin to change. The fall can be especially difficult for people who are sensitive to mold and ragweed pollen.But these seasonal elements aren’t the only triggers that can make symptoms worse this time of year.

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