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Colds and allergies are common conditions that affect almost everyone. Although symptoms can be similar, the two conditions are very different. They result from different causes and vary in duration. However, most people can’t tell the difference between the two. A sneeze and runny nose get mistaken for a cold when it could be just… Continue Reading Is It Allergies Or A Cold?
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 is almost over, and many allergy sufferers are glad that the grass pollen is going away. Don’t get too excited though, fall brings us many other allergens. Many will still experience hay fever and asthma symptoms this season. While fall allergies are different than spring and summer, they are still very serious. Now is… Continue Reading Preparing For Fall 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