Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
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Many people don’t realize that although ragweed-induced hay fever strikes around mid-August, they need to start taking their allergy medication two weeks before it hits, and keep taking it until two weeks after the first frost.
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Activities surrounding the 4th of July can create health hazards for those who suffer from allergies and asthma. Smoke from fireworks can make it hard for those with asthma to breathe, and certain fresh fruits and vegetables can create an allergy-like reaction for people with hay fever.
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When you think about food allergies and kids, peanuts are probably the first thing that spring to mind in terms of severe reactions. But it’s actually milk and eggs that worry parents of kids with food allergies the most.
The usual mask of allergies – a runny nose and red eyes – can ruin your warm weather look, but summer allergies can give you more than you’ve bargained for this year.
Allergens know no boundaries. Every season can bring unforgiving allergy and asthma symptoms to the more than 50 million sufferers in the United States. But with regular visits to an allergist and knowing what triggers your symptoms, your family can be active all day and sleep well at night no matter the season. Learn how to creatively avoid seasonal sneeze and wheeze triggers with these helpful tips:
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