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
It’s that time of the year; the flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green, and people who suffer from nasal allergies and sinus pain are struggling to catch their next breath. Many people in North Texas, women in particular, suffer from chronic sinusitis, a common condition that involves the sinuses becoming inflamed and swollen. … Continue reading Sinuses Got You Down This Spring?
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?
This time of year warmer weather brings our taste buds a variety of in-season produce to liven up our plates. As we all look to squeeze more out of our budgets, one of the best kept secrets for fresh produce at reasonable prices is your local farmer’s market. Unsure where your nearest farmer’s market is? Try … Continue reading Smart Shopping at the Farmer’s Market
If you are going to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recommendations no more than one drink for women and two drinks for men daily. A drink equals: Beer (12-ounces) Liquor shot (1.5-ounces) Wine (5-ounces) “If a person does not have liver disease then drinking alcohol in … Continue reading April is Alcohol Awareness Month