30

Jun

Various food options, including fish, bread, milk and fruits

Could You Have a Food Allergy?

Food allergies can be tricky. Some people know the foods that trigger a reaction because their symptoms happen immediately, while others may not react for hours. This lapse in time can make pinpointing the problematic food difficult. If you suspect that you suffer from a food all...

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30

Jun

Woman using nasal spray.

How Can I Stop My Allergies?

If you experience symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, sinus congestion, itchy, watery eyes, and headaches, you are not alone. One in five Americans suffers from allergies. Not only can these symptoms make you miserable, but they can also lead to more severe health issues. Fort...

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30

Jun

7 Signs You Have Allergies

Symptoms of seasonal allergies are very similar to the symptoms of the common cold. They both involve congestion, sneezing, and a runny nose. Particularly when they are mild, allergy and cold symptoms can be almost identical. Nevertheless, the following clear signs can help you d...

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30

Jun

Do Summer Allergies Exist?

Summer is here, which means swimming pools, camp, BBQs, and outdoor festivals. Now that spring is behind us, that means no more allergies, right? Wrong! We associate allergy season with spring and fall, but summer is when grass blooms. If you suffer from allergies during the summ...

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30

Jun

How Allergies Affect Your Skin

Allergy season is a challenging time for many of us. Spring brings warmer weather, but it also harbors itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses, rashes, etc. Unfortunately, allergy season can also throw a wrench into another area of our lives. Our skin and complexions can suffer from se...

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30

Jun

Young girl wiping her nose with a tissue.

Kids and Seasonal Allergies

If you’re a parent, you know how debilitating it can feel when your child suffers. Kids who deal with irritating and painful allergy symptoms are just as uncomfortable as their adult counterparts.  Although food allergies can happen to babies, it is uncommon for infant...

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30

Jun

Allergy Myth or Fact?

There are so many contradictory stories about health and wellness, and allergy myths are no different. How many allergy urban legends can you debunk? Local Honey Reduces Allergies MYTH It’s a common misconception that local honey can stave off allergies, but the truth is, m...

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30

Jun

Man petting a cat.

Is it Indoor or Outdoor Allergies?

You’re sneezing; you have itchy eyes, a scratchy throat, and a runny nose. That’s right; it’s allergy season. You may be wondering, but I’m isolated. I never leave my house. Why am I suffering? The cold hard truth is that there are allergens both outside t...

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30

Jun

Should You Get an Allergy Test?

Assessments are all the rage right now. Whether it’s a COVID test, an online test, or just testing one’s patience, we seem to be in the exam era, and allergies are no different.  What is an allergy test? An allergy test helps determine if your body has an allergi...

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30

Jun

Person running on a path surrounded by trees.

March (Allergy) Madness is Here!

It’s here: March Madness for college basketball!  Unfortunately that means we are deep into Houston’s spring allergy season. March is Houston’s peak time of year when the humidity and mold levels rise, and the big green pollen monster comes out to play. It...

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