Tag: allergy

August has come to an end and with September, autumn is just around the corner. For many, this is a time of cool weather, jackets, beautiful colors and gorgeous weather. For others, however, with autumn comes ragweed allergies. Fall is the prime time for allergies, and the season is getting longer with each year. Follow […]

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Summer is over and fall is upon us. With fall comes a host of ailments that circulate like wildfire and cause lots of discomfort. Knowing what tends to be going around in the autumn months can help you to defend against sickness and keep you healthy throughout the year. Here’s a look at some common […]

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Nearly one-third of Americans suffer from some sort of seasonal allergies. Many do not have to suffer, however. Allergy shots can help such patients to lessen and in some cases eliminate symptoms with only the most minor discomfort and side effects. While for many oral medications are still preferable, here is a look at how […]

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Instances of allergies, medical conditions like chronic sinusitis and asthma are increasing at an alarming rate. The cause of this is as yet unknown, but regardless of the reason for the heightened prevalence of these conditions, sinus surgery may soon join immunotherapy and early management of inflammation and infection as a viable means of treating […]

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The pollen count for Atlanta has exceeded record after record this year, keeping those with allergy problems quite uncomfortable. The spring weather is gorgeous — many are eager to get outside and breathe the fresh air, facing the consequences associated with counts over 6,000. With the grasses set to peak in May, those who live […]

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Spring is a time to celebrate new beginnings. The cold winter is (mostly) gone. Plants are reawakening from their dormant state, spreading pollen through the air. Pets are shedding in anticipation for the hot months to come. For many, this pollen and pet fur is little more than a nuisance. They may need to vacuum […]

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Managing allergy symptoms can be challenging during the holiday season, especially if being near a Christmas tree makes you sneeze. It does not help that Christmas trees are everywhere during the holidays. Fortunately, you can still enjoy the beauty of a Christmas and manage your allergy symptoms.

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Breastfeeding is the best way to provide your baby with all the nutrients and vitamins he or she needs during their first six months of life. Breast milk also contains substances that will shield your baby from illness and certain diseases. Two new recent studies published in the journal Pediatrics have provided yet another reason […]

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You have heard of seasonal allergies, but what about allergies that only flare up at night? Unfortunately, many people experience nightly nasal congestion that can cause them to sniffle, sneeze, snore and lose sleep. Common Causes of Nightly Allergy Symptoms As obvious as it might seem, the most common cause for allergy like symptoms that […]

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Regardless of the cause, sinus pressure and pain can stop you in your tracks. How do you know the cause, and when do you see a doctor? While the common cold, the flu and allergies all have similar sinus symptoms, not all require a visit to your doctor’s office. Here’s a closer look at what […]

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