Category Archives: Allergy

Don’t Let Your Fall Allergies Keep You Inside

nose-allergyDuring the fall season, New England becomes one of the most scenic places in the country. However, the pollen can cause your allergy symptoms to run wild. No one looks forward to being stuck inside the house. Below are three of the top tips for allergy sufferers to keep in mind.


Take Your Allergy Medications

Symptoms of fall allergies include stuffy, runny, itchy nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, wheezing, coughing,and headache. Take your allergy medications before exposing yourself to the pollen-filled environment. The medication will give you an extra sense of security. It is a good idea to start taking your allergy medication as soon as possible because many allergy formulas take a while to build up in the bloodstream. It is also a good idea to consult your doctor. Not all allergy medications work for every person. Continue reading

The Most Common Environmental Allergens

allergenMillions of people suffer from allergies every day. They can give a person trouble from childhood through adulthood, or they can be brought suddenly at any age. One in five Americans suffer from allergies and the problem seems to be increasing. Many researchers claim the increase is due to a combination of a climate and environmental change, and how the human being responds to both the climate and environment.

What Are The Common Types Of Allergies?
• Weeds

Most people experience an allergic reaction to weeds in the late summer or early fall, specifically to ragweed. There are 17 different species of ragweed and they can be found in nearly every region of the United States. Other common weed allergens include sagebrush, pigweed, and goosefoot pollen. Continue reading