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Why You Suffer with Fall Allergies and How to Fix It

August 8, 2023

50 million Americans suffer through allergies, but most don’t realize why allergies impact them and how to treat the cause. With fall allergies in full swing, it might be a good time to consider how you can feel better before the next allergy season hits. How Allergies Work When you breathe in airborne particles, the…

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Ways to Avoid Summer Allergy Irritants

June 7, 2023

Nothing can put a damper on summer fun quite like allergies — as soon as symptoms hit, you’re at a standstill until you get them under control. Summer comes with more than the typical seasonal sniffles because other irritants — like insect bites, chlorine, sunscreen, and smoke from campfires and grills — are everywhere. In…

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Why Allergy Symptom-Relievers Could be Harmful in the Long Run

April 12, 2023

When exposed to a harmful allergen, the body releases histamine — and that triggers allergy symptoms like itchy eyes and nose, runny nose, congestion, and more. When you take an antihistamine, it works to reduce the effect of histamine and therefore, the symptoms. That’s why antihistamines are usually the first line of defense when battling…

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What Your Allergy Control Measures Say About Your Allergies

January 18, 2023

Many people suffer through their allergy symptoms for far too long, thinking they’re something everyone “just has to deal with.” Most don’t even know what their problematic allergens are; they just know the time of year their allergies hit, or the measures they take to make themselves feel better throughout the year. This blog gives…

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Will a Nasal Spray Help My Allergies?

December 21, 2022

After suffering allergy season after allergy season, many people will offer their best piece of advice for managing your symptoms. One common recommendation is nasal sprays. This blog dives into how nasal sprays work, how they’re different than oral antihistamines, and how disease-modifying treatment can help reduce the need for symptom relievers over time. How…

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Using OTC Meds to Help Battle the Worst of Allergy Season

May 26, 2021

For patients using allergy immunotherapy — either allergy drops or allergy shots — it can take months to alleviate symptoms and three to five years, and sometimes longer, to build long-term tolerance. While the end result is worth it, getting over the initial hump can be tough as you begin the steps to building tolerance…

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Got Seasonal Allergies? Ask Your Provider These Questions!

May 29, 2019

You go to the doctor after suffering from stuffy nose, cough, and sore throat for a few weeks. After asking the usual questions, your provider assures you it’s not a cold, not strep throat… it’s just allergies. Many people are informally diagnosed with seasonal allergies and are told to manage their symptoms with antihistamines and,…

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