seasonal allergy

July 26, 2017

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

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

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. […]

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November 16, 2016

Take a Proactive Approach to Holiday Allergy Triggers

Author: Ashley Johnson, Allergychoices

‘Tis the season of indoor allergies! Unfortunately, nearly 60 million Americans suffer from year-round allergies with indoor allergies spiking around the holidays. These allergic symptoms result from a wide array of triggers including decorations, food, and even added stress.

Trees, wreaths, and artificial holiday decorations can all increase allergy symptoms. […]

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April 6, 2016

The man behind the pollen counts

Ready or not, here he comes

Author: Anne Hendrickson

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 […]

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March 9, 2016

Feel your best during the worst of the pollen season

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

Do your allergies seem to get worse during the spring season, or flare up in late summer months? We sometimes see that even patients doing well under sublingual immunotherapy treatment can see symptom spikes during “hot” times of the year when pollens peak — when trees, grass and ragweed […]

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