Summer Allergy

Weather Patterns That Affect Summer Allergies

May 21, 2024

Pollen season is here, and you may notice that some days are worse than others for your symptoms. There are many factors that can lead to your fluctuating symptoms, and weather patterns may be an important one. Wind, rain, and extreme heat can send your symptoms swirling – this blog explains why. Wind You feel…

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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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Oral Allergy Syndrome with Ragweed Allergies

August 31, 2022

Ragweed is one of the most bothersome environmental allergies — and that’s because such a large amount of pollen circulates through the air at one given time. Some people with a ragweed allergy might experience additional symptoms, but only when eating raw produce. Why is that? Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS). What is Oral Allergy Syndrome?…

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Do Your Allergies Seem to Bud with the Trees?

March 16, 2022

If you’re ready for a cold and snowy winter season to end (we may be biased here in the Midwest!), there’s nothing quite like the thought of spring, budding trees, blooming flowers, the first robin sighting, and hope for warmer days ahead. But, with budding trees comes the start of “hay fever” season. Tree pollen…

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Earth Day: Climate Change and Your Allergies

April 14, 2021

Earth Day 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 how environmental allergy seasons are impacted by…

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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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5 Reasons You May Struggle Through Grass Allergies

May 13, 2020

Feeling itchy and sneezy this time of year? From late spring to early summer, our world turns greener and brighter as trees, grass and flowers bloom – causing a collective “achoo!” Grass can cause a lot of issues for those who are allergic because it’s such a versatile allergen – it has a sticky pollen,…

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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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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

September 5, 2018

It’s gloomy, it can be loud, and it can ramp up your allergy and asthma symptoms. While damp conditions seem to be favorable for people with pollen allergy, a strong rain storm can actually shake up symptoms. If you experience strong allergy and asthma symptoms after a storm, you’re not alone – it’s a real allergy…

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7 Ways to Avoid Cabin Fever (aka summer allergies!)

June 13, 2018

There are two kinds of cabin fever. You’re familiar with the first one, the anxiousness as you wait to get to the cabin – the pontoon, swimming, campfires, outdoors, relaxation and sunshine – after a long winter. The second form kicks in once you get to the cabin: The allergy symptoms that come from every…

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