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Sesame to Become 9th Top Allergen in the U.S.

Did you know that at least 0.2% of children and adults in the United States are allergic to sesame? This may not seem like a huge percentage, but it estimates about 1.5 million Americans with a sesame allergy. Sesame allergy approaches the prevalence rates of a number of well-known allergens such as soy and nuts.… Continue Reading Sesame to Become 9th Top Allergen in the U.S.

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Here Is What You Need to Survive This Allergy Season

At NY Allergy & Sinus Centers, we offer a variety of treatment options to get you feeling better fast. Here is what you need to survive this allergy season. Continue Reading Here Is What You Need to Survive This Allergy Season

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So You’ve Received Your COVID Vaccine. Now What?

Here are some of the low-risk approved activities and ones that you should take precautions for even if you are vaccinated. Continue Reading So You’ve Received Your COVID Vaccine. Now What?

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Johnson & Johnson Releases Janssen Vaccine For Emergency Use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine in individuals 18 years of age and older. Johnson & Johnson recently completed the third and final phase of its safety and efficacy trial. The company announced that the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE study demonstrated the… Continue Reading Johnson & Johnson Releases Janssen Vaccine For Emergency Use

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Is It Time to Wash Your Nasal Irrigation Bottle?

Nasal irrigation bottles are used to clean the nasal cavity. Physicians recommend nasal irrigation to treat various sinus conditions. These bottles help to remove dirt, pollen, dust, and other residues; but did you know that they may also harbor bacteria that may reinfect the sinuses upon rinsing?  Several studies reference contamination of irrigation bottles. In… Continue Reading Is It Time to Wash Your Nasal Irrigation Bottle?

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Speaking to an Allergist About COVID Vaccine Allergic Reactions

It’s an interesting time in terms of vaccine development. There are new technologies involved. The Covid-19 vaccines(Pfizer & Moderna) are the first RNA vaccines approved for use in the US, and these RNA vaccines, in general, have a fairly low incidence of allergic reactions. Most vaccines have about a one in a million chance of… Continue Reading Speaking to an Allergist About COVID Vaccine Allergic Reactions

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Who Qualifies For The COVID Vaccine?

When will you be able to get the COVID vaccine? Well, it depends on which phase you qualify for. Below are the different phases of vaccine eligibility: Continue Reading Who Qualifies For The COVID Vaccine?

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Treating Nasal Congestion and Sinus Pressure

Do you often experience nasal congestion and sinus pressure? Sinus pressure results from blocked nasal passages. When your sinuses cannot drain properly, you may experience inflammation and pain in your head, nose, and face. These symptoms may be caused by colds, allergies, or the flu.  When you have a cold or allergies, the membranes lining… Continue Reading Treating Nasal Congestion and Sinus Pressure

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Preparing For Allergy Season 2021

Allergy symptoms worsen during spring and summer. This usually begins in early March. Preparing now can help ease your symptoms throughout the season. Continue Reading Preparing For Allergy Season 2021

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What You Need To Know About Allergy Drops

What Are Allergy Drops? Allergy drops, also referred to as sublingual immunotherapy, are drops with small doses of an allergen placed under the tongue to build your tolerance to it. Sublingual immunotherapy may come in liquid or tablet form. They are an alternative to allergy shots which involve injecting small doses of an allergen under your skin… Continue Reading What You Need To Know About Allergy Drops

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