Latest statistics show that more than half of the US population suffers from seasonal allergies. With the rapidly declining immune functions of the majority, this number is likely to increase. Over-the-counter and prescription medications provide temporary relief for typical symptoms of seasonal allergies, but they cannot address the deeper causes for incessant sneezing, inflammation of sinus cavities, itchy and red eyes, headaches and brain fog. What can we do to combat seasonal allergies?
Guest Blogger: Deanna Richmond, MD, Primary Care Pediatrician, South County Pediatrics, Webster, MA Nasal congestion. Sneezing. Itchy, red or watery eyes. Throat irritation. Wheezing. These might be the symptoms of a run-of-the-mill cold, or seasonal allergies could be the culprit! While the snow was still falling in New England just a few short weeks ago, it won’t be long before pollen will be whirling in its place.
#Ragweed #Allergies & Symptoms – Fall Seasonal Science Video : While many of us love the beautiful colors associated with autumn, for those who suffer from #fall seasonal allergies, it may not be the best of seasons. So what is the main culprit behind the itchy eyes and other unpleasant symptoms this time of year? It’s […]