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Essential Allergy Products for On-The-Go

Although spring is almost over, the 2018 allergy season is still in full swing. Summer brings in grass pollen and dust mites, as well as insect stings. Allergic reactions can happen anywhere at any time, and it’s important to be prepared. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers have

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Debunking 5 Allergy Myths

Does honey really help combat seasonal allergies? Can you get a short-haired dog that won’t cause allergy symptoms? If you suffer from allergies, it’s important to know the facts about their triggers and treatment. The allergists at NY Allergy & Sinus Centers are here to answer all of your questions

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Why Our Grandparents Didn’t Have Seasonal Allergies

Warmer temperatures bring seasonal allergies, and it seems like everyone is suffering this year…except our grandparents. Have you ever spent time outside with your grandparents and wondered why they aren’t sneezing? Older generations didn’t experience seasonal allergies like Millennials, and there are many reasons why. They Spent a Lot of

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Auvi-Q vs EpiPen

Move over EpiPen, there’s another epinephrine injection in town. Auvi-Q is an alternative to EpiPen used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. After a recent recall of Auvi-Q, it is back on the market and growing in popularity. With a shortage of EpiPens in parts of the U.S., it comes at the

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Food Allergy Survival Guide for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is approaching, and most Americans have their mouths fixed for hot dogs and hamburgers. For those with food allergies and sensitivities, however, Memorial Day can pose a threat. While many are planning cookouts, food allergy sufferers are planning how to navigate through the weekend without having an allergic

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How to Manage Allergies as a Pet Lover

Millions of people share their home with a pet; but with allergies on the rise, many are saying goodbye to their furry friends. Our allergists understand the difficulties faced when forced to choose between your pet and allergies. So we’ve compiled a list of tips on how to live with

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Determining the Best Antihistamine for Your Allergy Symptoms

Aren’t All Antihistamines the Same? The simple answer is no; antihistamines come in a variety of forms and target different symptoms. Forms of medication include oral products, nasal sprays, and eye drops. Depending on the symptom being treated, the best choice of antihistamine will vary. While the best option for

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What is Oral Allergy Syndrome?

What is Oral Allergy Syndrome (O.A.S.) or Food Pollen Syndrome? Food Pollen Syndrome is a localized allergic reaction in the mouth following the consumption of food. Have you ever experienced swelling of the lips or a scratchy throat after eating certain fruits, vegetables, or nuts? This may be an indication

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