Ragweed Allergy

3 Allergy Products Worth Investing In

September 1, 2021

Managing your allergies can be costly — especially when your daily antihistamine isn’t cutting out all of your symptoms. With so many products that claim to reduce allergy symptoms, it can be difficult to know which are worth the investment. In this blog, read about three of the top allergy products that we find to…

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3 Potential Causes For Your Fall Allergy Symptoms

August 4, 2021

Does the simple thought of fall allergies make you cringe? You’re not alone. Of environmental allergy sufferers, 75% are allergic to ragweed, which is one of the most notorious allergens in the fall. But, ragweed isn’t the only pesky allergy trigger to watch out for during the fall season — mold allergy and allergic asthma…

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Earth Day: Climate Change and Your Allergies

April 14, 2021

Earth Day, which is being celebrated Thursday, April 22, is a great opportunity to reflect on our planet and what we can do to make it better. Climate change is a popular topic, especially on and around Earth Day — and it may impact your allergies more than you think. A 20-year study looked at…

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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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New Job, New Allergies: Common Workplace Allergens

November 12, 2019

In a recent blog, we dove into adult onset allergies and discovered that there is no proven reason (yet!) as to why allergies suddenly appear in adulthood. Dr. Mary Morris, Allergychoices Medical Advisor, partner at Allergy Associates of La Crosse and a lead author of the La Crosse Method™ Protocol, had a few ideas as to why…

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Pink Eye or Allergies?

April 17, 2019

Whether it’s itching, burning, or redness, eye irritation is just that — irritating. Understanding what’s causing your symptoms can help you calm the redness and get back to seeing clearly. We’ve outlined the difference between pink eye and allergies, two common causes of eye irritation. Pink eye Cause: Virus or bacteria Contagious: Yes Symptoms: Pus…

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WARNING! Extended Pollen Season Ahead

April 18, 2018

If you feel like your seasonal allergies seem to drag on longer and longer each year, you’re not mistaken. According to a study by Ziska et. al that compared the length of ragweed seasons from 1995 to 2015, those who suffer from pollen allergies are indeed suffering longer each year, and there seems to be…

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Ragweed 101: What it is and how to avoid its common (and uncommon) consequences

July 26, 2017

Do you ever notice that the sick days at your workplace seem to increase over late summer and early fall? Whether it feels like a nasty cold, sinus infection, or as some would say, the feeling of “getting hit by a truck,” it seems to always sweep through around that time. Chances are that the…

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Oral Allergy Syndrome: When food reactions come and go

July 13, 2016

After a long, cold winter, you are ready to go outside and enjoy the fresh, warm air. Then it hits you, seasonal allergy symptoms! Your nose is stuffy, your eyes itch, and you cannot stop sneezing. The trees outside of your house are making you miserable. So you come to terms with having to hide…

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