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Winter Allergies & COVID-19: Know the Difference

October 28, 2020

When warm weather hit this spring, people flocked outside to get socially distant – hikes, walks, camping, picnics. If a scratchy throat or cough arrived, many had to debate whether their symptoms were from outdoor allergens, or if they had come down with COVID-19. As weather gets cooler and we’re forced back indoors, many may…

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How One Doctor Changed the Narrative of What Allergy Treatment Could Be

October 14, 2020

You can’t talk about the emergence of sublingual immunotherapy in the U.S. without mentioning Dr. David Morris (1929-2017), a true innovator in allergy. When traditional allergy treatment didn’t work for his patients, he didn’t tell them to give up and live with their symptoms — he changed the narrative on what allergy treatment could and…

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Are You Missing the Allergic Connection? Look Below the Surface

September 30, 2020

You know the saying “it’s just the tip of the iceberg” – have you ever thought of it in terms of allergy? About one in five people have allergies, but only a portion of them have the typical allergy symptoms – itching, sneezing, and runny nose – that are associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis. Many…

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How Can I Find Relief From My Itchy, Allergy Eyes?

September 16, 2020

Allergy symptoms in the eyes – they’re not something to scratch at. Called allergic conjunctivitis, some allergy sufferers experience a variety of symptoms in their eyes during allergy season. For those with indoor allergies, allergic conjunctivitis can stick around all year. Learn more about eye allergy symptoms and ways to prevent the itch and irritation…

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Pet Allergies? Treat Yourself, Not Your Pet. Here’s Why.

September 2, 2020

For many, pets are an essential part of life; there’s no ifs, ands, or buts about having a dog, cat, hamster, or other favorite pet at home or on the farm. Realizing you, or a member of your family, have a pet allergy can put a big damper on these dreams and your lifestyle.  Myth…

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Stop Being Bugged by Insect Allergies

August 19, 2020

Most insects do more good than harm, but those who have an insect allergy may beg to differ. A simple exposure could be dangerous or even deadly to those with an allergy to mosquito, fire ant, or cockroach. Is there a way to treat the cause, or is avoidance the only option? This blog dives…

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Navigating College with Food Allergies

August 4, 2020

Choosing a college or university to attend for ‘the best years of your life’ can seem overwhelming and intimidating. Moving far from family and living with strangers in a completely new environment can be especially daunting when paired with a severe food allergy. In this blog, find tips to help navigate visiting and deciding on…

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What Does The Pollen Count Tell Me?

July 22, 2020

Throughout the spring, summer, and fall, your favorite weather source may share pollen counts for your area. These counts are used as a warning for those with environmental allergies – explaining what’s in the air and the level of symptoms you can expect. Without a little research, these pollen counts can seem confusing, but it…

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Why Your Allergy Symptoms Are Worse After Gardening

July 8, 2020

After spending time gardening, you’re likely to be tired, sore, and maybe even symptomatic. There may be more to your allergy misery than just the pollen in the air (though that can be enough to keep allergy sufferers inside). See what environmental allergies could be causing your suffering while gardening this summer and ways to…

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