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Worst Cities for Spring Allergies
The arrival of spring might be a welcome break from the harsh weather of this past winter, but the season’s change isn’t always good news for those who are sensitive to certain allergens.
The Geography of Hay Fever
Red, running noses and watery eyes are all too common for those living with hay fever allergies. But kids in some states may deal with hay fever more than others.
Relief for Red, Itchy Eyes
For anyone with allergies, dealing with watery and itchy eyes can be very uncomfortable. Fortunately, if you don't have anti-allergy medication on hand, relief from these symptoms may still be possible.
Allergies Got Your Nose? Try Acupuncture
When allergies are bad, some people may feel like there's no escape from an itchy, runny nose. But an ancient Chinese medical practice might be another way to relieve those stuffy nostrils.
Allergy Drops Not Shots for Tots
Bringing a child to the doctor to get allergy shots can be a traumatic experience for both the child and the caretaker. A new treatment might offer an alternative to the dreaded needles.
Seasonal Sneezes Be Gone
For many people, the changing of the seasons means an unavoidable nuisance: hay fever. Many try allergy shots to reduce their reactions. A new technique might expand their options.
Trick But Don't Ruin My Treat
Halloween's just around the corner. Along with planning the costume and candy shopping, parents and children should be watchful of other October allergens lurking around.
Sneezy, Coughy and Itchy
Most people are familiar with that bothersome sensation of always needing to sneeze - hay fever. This allergic rhinitis effects millions of people all across the world and can cause interruption to their daily lives, especially when the amount of pollen in the air rises.
Allergy 2.0
People with allergies know that staying informed about pollen levels can help them avoid unwanted symptoms. New social media technologies are making it easier to stay informed.
High Pollen Count Linked to ER visits
If your asthma or your allergies are making you extra miserable on days with high pollen counts, you have company. These are also top days for emergency room visits.