Colorful flowers popping up from the ground and green buds dotting tree branches signal the start of spring. Along with those pretty harbingers are itchy, watery eyes; a runny nose; and plenty of sneezing for those who are plagued with seasonal allergies. Pollen is most prevalent in Spring, quickly followed by grasses and weeds in … Continue reading These 5 Spring allergy stats may make you sneeze
Spring can be a busy time of year at the allergist’s office as many patients begin experiencing the first symptoms of seasonal allergies, also known as “hay fever.” Symptoms include sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. To help make the most of your spring and enjoy this time of year, follow … Continue reading Enjoy Spring, despite allergies
When you think of asthma, do you picture a nerdy kid taking a break from gym class to use his inhaler? That’s how the movies portray it. But in reality, asthma affects the young and the old, and it strikes indoors and out. And many times, asthma is triggered by allergens—not always exercise or activity. … Continue reading Allergies and Asthma: What’s Got You Wheezing?
Here’s a list allergy sufferers may want to electronically file under the headline: cities to avoid. Yes, it’s time for the 2013 Spring Allergy Capital list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. This last winter in Dallas (No. 23 on the list) was mild. Our trees, bushes, and flowers already are blooming, and … Continue reading Honey Therapy Is The New Trend For Allergy Relief. But Is It Safe?
As the Texas trees begin to bud out, something else is budding in the doctors’ offices: Spring allergies. “I definitely see almost a double of what I saw in the winter,” Dr. Bradley Jones, M.D., an internist on the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at Irving said. “You can almost set your watch by … Continue reading Spring Allergies Are Blooming