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United States Allergy Stats

Allergies are the immune system’s response to foreign substances that aggravate the body.  An allergic reaction could be a response to anything you eat, inhale, or inject into your body. Most allergic reactions are treatable, but are very uncomfortable; itchy noses and eyes, scratchy throats, and coughing and sneezing are...

Important Information About Summer Allergies

Summer allergies can turn a beautiful day into an uncomfortable nightmare. Most people who suffer from allergies experience their worst symptoms during the spring months of April and May. In Newton PA, many of the same triggers that cause springtime allergies are to blame for summertime allergies. According to Allergists...

Do You Suffer from Rhinitis?

Many people in the United States of America suffer from rhinitis, which is more commonly known as hay fever. Rhinitis triggers allergy symptoms that are similar to the symptoms of a cold. A virus does not cause hay fever. Those who do suffer, suffer from one of two types of...

Getting Over Fears of Allergy Shots

Getting needles injected into your arm on a weekly basis may not be a desirable way to spend your time. Some individuals are scared of getting shots, and they will try to avoid those situations at all costs. For those who hate needles and also suffer from allergies, your best...

Remedies for Eye Allergy Symptoms

All allergy symptoms are bad, but many claim that itchy, red, and swollen eyes are the worst. It is hard to see and focus through those eyes, partially because they are being rubbed consistently. They can become swollen and red, which makes them less attractive than rested, white eyes. In...

Why are my Eyes always Itchy during Spring?

Do you suffer from ocular pruritus during the spring allergy season? Pruritus, pronounced proo-RIE-tus, is the medical term for itchy eyes. Almost everyone experiences itchy eyes at some point, and in many cases the main culprit is allergies. At times the pain and discomfort can feel unbearable. Allergy pills, drop,...

Commonly Shared Springtime Allergies

Many people look forward to springtime and warmer weather. However, there is one thing that many people do not enjoy about spring: springtime allergies. With the influx of pollen and mold spores in their air, many people suffer from allergies in spring. The best way for sufferers to prevent experiencing...

Prepping Your Body for Spring Allergy Season

If you experience spring allergies, you may not be as excited about the end of winter as others. The warmer temperatures indicate the start of the spring allergy season. Allergy sufferers should take necessary steps to prepare their body for springtime allergies. Patients should start treatment before symptoms arise. Take...

Pet Allergies

Allergies to animals are incredibly common. Studies suggest that in the United States three out of ten people suffer from pet allergies. If you already have other allergies or suffer from asthma, you are more likely to have an allergic response to a dog or cat. Allergies to cats are...

Choosing Allergy Medication

Allergies are never fun. Allergy patients are always on the lookout for ways to treat and prevent allergy symptoms. There are many different allergy medicines on the market. These remedies are not one size fits all. The medication you choose will depend on the type of allergies you have. The...