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Allergies can affect your respiratory system as well as your skin. Contact dermatitis and urticaria (hives) are major allergy symptoms that affect a large number of allergy sufferers. While we hope that you will seek treatment from a board certified allergist for your skin problems, sometimes you just need temporary relief for your itching and… Continue Reading Anti-Itch Creams
The top eight allergens that cause the most allergic reactions are eggs, milk, soy, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish; but did you know that there are other severe allergies that affect a small percentage of people? Certain people have allergic reactions to everyday activities. While allergy testing is accurate most of the time,… Continue Reading 5 Uncommon But Real Allergies
Summer vacation is coming to an end, which means most kids will be heading back to school. While this time of the year is exciting for some, many parents worry about sending their child with allergies back to school. School exposes children to environmental and food allergies, putting them at risk for severe allergic reactions.… Continue Reading 5 Back To School Allergy Tips
With summer winding down, everyone in the city is making their last trips to explore nature. This means that mosquito bites are occurring more often. Most bites occur at either dusk or dawn, when mosquitoes are most active. For most people, a mosquito bite is just a red, itchy bump; but for those with a… Continue Reading Mosquito Allergy (Skeeter Syndrome)
More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. However, many are still not educated about certain allergens and reactions. With so much information available, it can be hard to distinguish between what’s true and what’s false. That’s why the allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers have decided to answer some common true or false… Continue Reading True or False: How Well Do You Know Your Allergies?
The Big Apple has so much to offer, including food allergies. Thankfully, there are thousands of dining options throughout the city. NYC has gluten free options in almost every restaurant as well as nut and shellfish free dishes. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers knows how overwhelming it can be deciding on an… Continue Reading Best Allergy Friendly Restaurants In NYC
NYC has been receiving a lot of rain this week, and it’s going to continue into the weekend. While most allergy sufferers rejoice at the sound of rain because it washes away all the pollen, there are some negative effects of these showers. From the rise of humidity to the increase of mold, the rain… Continue Reading How The Rain Is Affecting Your Allergies
Many people have physical reactions after eating certain foods, but it doesn’t always mean they have a food allergy. Some physical reactions describe an intolerance instead of an allergy. A food intolerance is defined as a digestive response while a food allergy is defined as an immune system response. NY Allergy & Sinus Centers knows… Continue Reading Allergic or Intolerant: How to Detect the Difference
Summer vacations are meant for relaxation and no worries; but for families with food allergies, vacations can be stressful. From making sure to pack an Epipen or Auvi-Q,to creating a food allergy card for restaurants, additional planning is needed when trying to navigate through a food allergy on vacation. While most families with food allergies… Continue Reading Vacationing With A Food Allergy
When people think of summer, their minds instantly flee to trips to the beach and other vacations. We think of allergies. Although spring is named the allergy season, summer poses a threat as children ditch the indoors and spend their time in the sun leaving them vulnerable to insect stings and grass pollen. While outdoor… Continue Reading Allergy-friendly Summer Treats