A change in weather can be a trigger for asthma sufferers. The heat and humidity in the summer and frigid cold and dry air in the winter can mean suffering if you do not have your asthma under control. Similarly, sudden rainfall and windy days can also trigger asthma symptoms. Allergy doctors advise Read More
Can We Really Outgrow Allergies?
Allergies are a common issue that millions of people suffer from. While some people develop allergies as adults, it is more common to develop them during childhood. One common question patients with allergies have is whether they can outgrow allergies. The answer to this question is: Read More
Skin Allergy Overview
Have you ever gone for a walk outdoors only to return home with your skin red and itchy? What you are experiencing is probably an allergic reaction. It's uncomfortable and irritating, but it can be treated. When your immune system reacts to an allergen, your cells release a chemical called Read More
When Should I See an Allergist?
Runny nose, watery eyes, and itchy skin are all common symptoms of allergies. You may reach for the cold medicine and experience temporary relief from your symptoms – but if these signs actually indicate an allergy rather than a cold, then what you are doing is putting a patch over the problem Read More
18 Symptoms of a Sinus Infection
A sinus infection can cause many symptoms, such as facial pain and nasal congestion. Although in most cases it clears up on its own within a few weeks, in some situations it can lead to a chronic sinus infection. This may reoccur more frequently and may require treatment by a medical Read More
What Causes Allergic Rhinitis?
Are your eyes and ears itchy? Is your nose stuffed and runny? Are you repeatedly sneezing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as seasonal allergies or hay fever. It is different than allergies from other things, such as pet Read More
Differences Between a Dermatologist and an Allergist
Even if something gives us an allergic reaction, most of us can’t help ourselves from enjoying the allergen – such as eating certain foods, petting furry animals, or hanging out with friends in the pollution-filled city. Once you have an allergic reaction, your skin may start to get reddish and Read More
Spring Allergies or Coronavirus?
As if there was not enough uncertainty in our rapidly changing world, spring allergy season has also arrived! For allergy sufferers, this may lead to some confusing and anxiety provoking symptoms in the coming weeks. Here are five tips to help you differentiate your Seasonal Read More
Best Treatments For Hives
What Are Hives? Hives or urticaria is a skin reaction that appears as itchy bumps when you are exposed to a trigger that your immune system reacts to. These welts may appear as small spots or large blotches on your skin. They can also be reddish in color and come in different shapes, such as round, Read More
4 Things You Should Know About Ragweed Allergies
According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, 23 million people in the United States are affected by ragweed allergies. People often get this allergy, also known as hay fever, from the pollen of ragweed plants. Of all the types of weed allergies, ragweed is the most Read More