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How to tell if you have winter allergies and treat your symptoms

Winter allergies are often caused by mould, mildew, dust mites, animal dander, or cockroaches. Because people spend more time inside in the winter, it’s more common to experience allergy symptoms from indoor allergens. However, it’s important to know the difference between allergy symptoms and cold or flu symptoms, as some […]
How to tell if you have winter allergies and treat your symptoms
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The major causes of fall allergies and how to relieve your symptoms

Fall allergies are often caused by weeds like ragweed. Fall allergy symptoms can include a runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, or itchy eyes. To treat your fall allergies, you should start taking allergy medication at the beginning of September. This article was medically reviewed by Omid Mehdizadeh, MD, otolaryngologist and […]
The major causes of fall allergies and how to relieve your symptoms
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How to manage your seasonal allergies and quickly relieve symptoms

You can’t go outside without sneezing, your nose won’t stop running, and you have this urge to keep itching your eyes. These are the symptoms of seasonal allergies, otherwise known as hay fever. Most likely, yours are caused by pollen from certain types of trees, grasses, or weeds. Unfortunately, there’s […]
How to manage your seasonal allergies and quickly relieve symptoms
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What are antihistamines? How to use the best medication for seasonal allergy relief

Antihistamine medication can relieve allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. Oral antihistamine tablets are widely available over-the-counter and are regarded as one of the best first-line treatments for allergies – common examples include Claritin, Zyrtec, and Allegra. Antihistamines are also available as nasal sprays or eye […]
What are antihistamines? How to use the best medication for seasonal allergy relief
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How to determine which allergy medicine works best for you

The three main types of allergy medicine are antihistamines, corticosteroid nasal sprays, and decongestants. Sometimes, a combination of these medications will work to treat your seasonal allergies – though each have varying side effects and should be used in different situations. If these types of allergy medicine don’t reduce allergy […]
How to determine which allergy medicine works best for you
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One bite from this tick could ruin red meat for the rest of your life

Who doesn’t love a juicy burger? About 5,000 Americans. And not from dietary preference, but because a single bite could cause hives, shortness of breath, or even death. It’s not something they were born with, it’s something their body was taught to reject, by an uninvited little wilderness hitchhiker. The […]
One bite from this tick could ruin red meat for the rest of your life