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?
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
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?
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
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
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
We now offer a biologics treatment for people with eosinophilic asthma or severe persistent allergic asthma. Consult with our specialists to get started. Continue Reading What Are Biologic Treatments For Asthma?
It is imperative to wear masks to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, but masks made with elastic or rubber may cause an allergic reaction called contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis can affect up to 6% of the U.S. population. Symptoms include sore, red, itchy, or swollen skin after contact with an irritant or allergen. With… Continue Reading Elastic-free Face Masks May Help With Allergies
The holidays are supposed to be a celebratory time with family. However, this year will look different for many families. While food allergies are usually the main concern around the holidays, Thanksgiving is also impacted by the pandemic this year. Larger families must take extra precautions to stay safe from COVID-19 and allergies this year.… Continue Reading Staying Safe From COVID & Allergies This Thanksgiving
Did you know that many people experience skin reactions in cold weather? This condition, known as cold urticaria, appears within minutes of cold exposure. Symptoms may be mild or severe depending on the person. This also applies to people with eczema, a skin condition that causes red, inflamed skin. When the skin is exposed to… Continue Reading Tips For Managing Eczema Flares in Winter