• Allergies, Asthma and Winter Holidays

    Allergies, Asthma and Winter Holidays

    With the arrival of winter, seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and asthma sufferers can breathe relief as most outdoor allergens disappear until spring. But holiday gatherings and spending more time indoors exposes many people to different allergen triggers.

  • 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.

  • Summertime Skin Rashes

    Summertime Skin Rashes

    If you have skin allergies, summer is a common time for skin rash flare-ups, including atopic dermatitis (eczema) and urticaria (hives). These steps may help to reduce your symptoms, or even avoid them all together.

  • Putting Us All at Risk for Measles

    Putting Us All at Risk for Measles

    When it comes to public health, bad personal choices can have potentially devastating effects on others.

  • The Ugly Truth about Summer Allergies: Seasonal allergies can cause unwanted appearance changes

    The Ugly Truth about Summer Allergies: Seasonal allergies can cause unwanted appearance changes

    As if a runny nose and red eyes weren’t enough to ruin your warm weather look, summer allergies can gift you with even more than you’ve bargained for this year. In fact, some unusual symptoms can leave you looking like you lost a round in a boxing ring.

  • Top Five Allergy Mistakes to Avoid This Season

    Do you sneeze and wheeze all spring long? If so, you may be making common mistakes that prevent you from keeping your allergy symptoms under control. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) alerts allergy sufferers to avoid these five common mistakes.

  • Get the Right Medication this Allergy Season

    Did you know allergy shots work to relieve hay fever symptoms at any age? Whether you call it hay fever or rhinitis, learn top allergic rhinitis treatment tips in this segment of ““Why See An Allergist?” from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology:
    Get The Right Medicine

  • Allergy Tablet Approval Warrants Caution for Some: Dissolvable tablets won’t help those with multiple allergies 

    A pill a day keeps spring allergies away. In a perfect world, it would be that easy. For those suffering from an allergy to some grasses, the Food and Drug Administration‘s (FDA) approval of the oral dissolvable tablets designed to help treat symptoms may be beneficial. But for the majority of seasonal sufferers allergic to pollens from the more than 30 other pollinating species, relief isn’t that easy.

  • Over-the-Counter Allergy Nasal Sprays: New Information

    The next time you’re at the local pharmacy, you may be surprised to see your prescribed allergy nasal spray available over-the-counter. Many drug manufacturers are pushing for this move to make finding relief easier for some of the 50 million Americans with allergies. But this warrants caution for some.

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