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Could Your Allergies Be Caused By Pets?

If someone in your home has pet allergies, you may wash the dog twice a week, steam clean your carpet or treat your pet with sprays or drops to reduce shedding, but is there any proof that taking these actions help? Dr offers the following research-based

Top Five Spring Allergy Mistakes to Avoid this Season

Do you sneeze and wheeze all spring long? If so, you may be making common mistakes that prevent you from keeping your allergy symptoms under control. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and local allergist Dr. Z alert allergy su

Do You Wish You Could Breathe Easier When Exercising?

Are you or someone you care about running into breathing difficulties when playing sports or working out? Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, or EIB, is a serious but treatable condition that affects as many as 9 in 10 people with asthma, as well as 10

What Four Factors Influence The Severity Of Allergy Season?

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., (March 8, 2012) – While many people rejoice when the weather gets warmer, it’s not always a pleasant time for everyone. Those who suffer from seasonal allergies know to expect difficulties around this time of year, but the sev

Record Pollen Counts Cause Even More Misery

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (March 20, 2012) – The first day of spring brings record high pollen counts to the Atlanta area, beating yesterday’s record by 1,200 points.  Yesterday’s count was 8,164. Today’s 9,369 particles of pollen per cubic meter of