Are your allergies worse in the winter? If that is the case, today we will tell you why. Keep reading and learn how to treat winter allergies. The Difference Between Winter Allergies and Other Seasons Allergies are a common condition that affects many people throughout the year. Seasonal allergies, […]
Most people identify seasonal allergies with spring pollen and then confuse summer allergy symptoms with a common cold or Covid. Summer and spring allergy symptoms are the same—runny nose, coughing and sneezing, itchy/watery eyes, or a sore throat. Typically, seasonal allergy symptoms do not include fever and shortness of breath which are more common with colds and Covid.
August is usually considered the start of summer allergies. That is the month when ragweed surfaces as the most common allergen.
The spring season has historically been considered a time of new beginnings. The long, cold winter has come and gone. Spring marks the turning point for warmer weather, longer hours in the day, and a lift in spirits for many people. There is an abundance of reasons why spring is […]
Back-to-School Immune System Boosters for Kids (and Adults) Ian Wahl, DAc, LAc Kids are going back to school again in a few weeks. Although it may seem preposterous to talk about cold weather, ice, and snow right now, we all know it’s coming. And that means coughs, colds, seasonal […]
That’s a question that everyone wonders about when their allergies kick into high gear. For anyone who needs to deal with allergies, knowing exactly when the allergy season starts is crucial. However, it can be very challenging to easily find accurate information online. If you want to learn more, […]
Food-Pollen Cross-Reactors. Did you notice that the Spring allergy season started early this year? Like in January! Once again the experts are predicting this year’s allergy season will be the worst one yet. We’ve heard that before. And they’re right again this year! A mild Winter brings on an early […]
How Changes in Weather Affect Allergy Symptoms, Headaches, and Pain Most people think they are having an allergic reaction when they experience allergy-like symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and in some cases, headaches. However, sometimes those symptoms are not an allergic reaction to something, but a […]
Your car might not be covered with a yellow coating during this month, but the fall season still comes with a lot of allergens. Fall allergens tend to be stealthy and hidden, unlike spring’s tree pollen. Even if the triggers are not the same, fall can still be as problematic […]
Ragweed is a soft-stemmed flowering plant that is common across the U.S. Although ragweed is abundant everywhere, it flourishes in areas that get lots of sunshine. Between spring and early fall, ragweed plants produce pollen grains that are transported by the wind. Depending on the specific location, ragweed may start […]
Seasonal allergies can make even the most mundane tasks challenging. And these allergies are not restricted to the springtime since summer is also notorious for causing many allergic reactions. Pollen is abundant during the summer months because the plants which produce allergens will change in accordance with the weather, as […]