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What You Were Never Told About Sinus Infections

Sinusitis is an inflammatory condition of the air cavities (a.k.a. your sinuses) in the bones around your nose and eyes. It affects about 30 million people each year. Symptoms include headaches, facial pain, runny nose, and nasal congestion. If you experience these symptoms, you may need to visit a sinus center. The physicians at NY… Continue Reading What You Were Never Told About Sinus Infections

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Hold the Crickets

While some people can’t even bring themselves to touch a cricket, others are jumping on the trend of eating crickets and other insects. Entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, isn’t new to society. It’s been a practice in many cultures for decades. However, entomophagy has grown in the U.S. the past couple of years. Crickets,… Continue Reading Hold the Crickets

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Budesonide or Fluticasone

Budesonide and fluticasone are active ingredients used in some nasal sprays, such as Rhinocort and Flonase, to treat symptoms related to nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy nose. These medications can be bought over the counter to treat your nasal symptoms. Budesonide and fluticasone are very similar ingredients. However, they may affect your body… Continue Reading Budesonide or Fluticasone

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Five Most Common Allergies

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. This includes seasonal and year-round allergies. From food to chemicals, there are products that can evoke an allergic reaction. We’ve discussed five uncommon allergies in past blog posts. Now it’s time to discuss the five… Continue Reading Five Most Common Allergies

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Cetirizine Hydrochloride or Loratadine

Cetirizine hydrochloride and loratadine are active ingredients used in antihistamines, such as Zyrtec and Claritin, to treat symptoms related to allergies such as sneezing, itchy and swelling. Both ingredients can be found in various forms including pills, chewable tablets, and syrups. These medications can be bought over the counter to treat your symptoms. Cetirizine hydrochloride… Continue Reading Cetirizine Hydrochloride or Loratadine

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Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner For Family Members With Allergies

Thanksgiving is almost here! That means turkey, pumpkin pie, and food allergies. Since this holiday is all about food, you can expect to hear about food allergies. Millions of Americans suffer from food allergies. If you’re preparing Thanksgiving dinner for family members with allergies, this can be a challenge. So, NY Allergy & Sinus Centers… Continue Reading Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner For Family Members With Allergies

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Debunking Asthma Myths

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects millions of Americans. It is characterized by inflamed airways with symptoms including wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. While asthma is common, there are a lot of myths surrounding the condition. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers want our patients to be educated on… Continue Reading Debunking Asthma Myths

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Tips To Prevent Mold Growth

Mold is a fungus that thrives in warm and humid places, and it’s one of the main allergy culprits in Fall. It spreads along many different types of surfaces and grows indoors and outdoors, causing many allergic reactions. Mold spores are so tiny that they can get inside your nose and cause sneezing and nasal… Continue Reading Tips To Prevent Mold Growth

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How To Have An Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is all about dressing up and asking for candy; but for those with food allergies, there’s more to worry about than deciding which costume to wear. Food allergy sufferers must be cautious on this holiday as they are exposed to various allergens. Most of the top 8 food allergens are found in candy and… Continue Reading How To Have An Allergy-Friendly Halloween

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Get The Facts On Allergen Labels

Those who suffer from food allergies rely on labels to determine which foods are safe for them to eat. The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) is the primary federal law that determines how allergens are presented on packaged foods sold in the U.S. It allows for labels to be read quickly and… Continue Reading Get The Facts On Allergen Labels

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    Our premier team of allergists offer state-of-the-art methods for diagnosis and treatment of allergies and sinus conditions. Our NY Allergy & Sinus Centers perform Allergy Skin and Blood Testing, Food Allergy Testing, Patch Testing, and Immunotherapy, and often a same-day diagnosis is possible.

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