Spring Allergy

Fighting Allergies? Find Out What’s in Bloom Near You

February 28, 2024

Allergy is one of those illnesses that people glaze over — knowing it’s something that just happens each year around a certain time. Allergychoices created a new tool that outlines which allergens cause symptoms during each month, separated by regions of the U.S. Learn more about how allergen seasons differ from state to state, and…

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Why Asthma Can Be Worse in the Spring

April 26, 2023

Those who suffer with seasonal allergies know that once the snow melts and plants start blooming, allergy symptoms return with a vengeance. Why do asthma symptoms also pop up at this time? Because asthma and allergy can be related — it’s called allergic asthma. This blog breaks down the allergens present in the spring, the…

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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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Could Where You Live Impact Your Allergies?

October 26, 2022

Millions of Americans suffer from spring and fall allergies every year. Many haven’t considered the area they live in and how it contributes to their allergy symptoms. The AAFA’s yearly Allergy Capitals™ report identifies which cities are the most challenging to live in with seasonal allergies. The report considers these factors: Spring pollen scores Fall…

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3 Ways to Prep for Spring Allergies

February 3, 2021

Most people look forward to spring, the warmer temperatures, and the increased sunshine it brings. What’s not to love? Millions of Americans may respond with “the allergies that come along with it.” The big offenders in the early spring are trees and mold, but grasses can start causing symptoms shortly after. To avoid the wrath…

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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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Why are allergies increasing?

September 21, 2016

Allergies are on the rise! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from 1997 to 2011, food and skin allergies increased in children under the age of 18. In addition, inhalant and environmental allergen complaints grow among the general population. There are many theories as to why allergic disease is increasing including the…

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The man behind the pollen counts

April 6, 2016

Ready or not, here he comes As the daily pollen counts begin to take center stage for another allergy season, we thank those whose task it is to do the painstaking work of collecting, counting, and reporting what’s in the air so allergy sufferers can plan accordingly. Tony Kavanaugh, Reference Laboratory Manager for Allergy Associates…

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