Five Allergy Fighters You May Not Have Thought Of
Nothing to Sneeze At: The truth about pet and seasonal allergies
LIVING WELL. As many as 40 million people in the United States suffer from allergies; armed with the following little-known information, your spring and summer could be nearly sniffle-free... More
Springtime Means Allergies for Many.
For the past few years, Jame Drew says he was getting blind-sided with allergies each spring and didn't know it.
Eating certain foods can make your seasonal allergies worse.
What exactly is the pollen count? Tips for seasonal allergy sufferers
If you’re one of the 35 million sneezing, congested, nose-blowing Americans suffering from seasonal allergies, you probably monitor the pollen count as closely as nervous investors monitor the Dow. As the allergy season gets underway, depending upon how much of the powdery substance is in the air on any given day, allergy sufferers may have an itchy throat, runny nose and watery eyes... More
Hay fever? Don't forget to check your plate
“As many as one-third of the people with seasonal allergies experience oral allergy syndrome,” says allergist Dr. Clifford W. Bassett, medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, and vice chairman of public education at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. More
Allergies or cold? Here's how to tell
If your symptoms don't resolve within five to 10 days, your 'cold' may actually be seasonal allergies.
Seasonal allergies are nothing to sneeze at: You feel stuffed up, have a scratchy throat, and your head feels like it's full of cotton. On the other hand, maybe you have a cold instead. Knowing the difference will help you determine treatment, experts say... More
Allergy & Asthma Advocate: Spring 2006
Seasonal allergies may cause a variety of misery that will prevent outdoor and gardening activities. In most area of the country, springtime typically brings in the allergy season with pollinating trees, followed by grass and weed pollen, in addition to outdoor airborne mold spores... More
Treatments mean 'no one has to live in misery' from allergies
By Mary Brophy Marcus, Special for USA TODAY
"A few weeks ago the sneezing started. Really violent spells. I'm like a bad cartoon," the 29-year-old New York City resident says.
But to Fisher, the symptoms she suffers from every spring — sneezing, an itchy and runny nose, watery eyes and congestion — are less than humorous. The discomfort invades sleep, work, and her weekly runs in Central Park... More
Warm winter is no relief for allergy sufferers
6:03 PM EST on Friday, January 5, 2007
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The unseasonably warm weather along the East Coast has flooded some offices with patients suffering from an unusual ailment this time of year: allergies.
Doctors say this winter's weather has sparked an onslaught of mold spores that cause allergies and fluctuating temperatures that irritate already-suffering nasal passages. Many patients may confuse an allergic reaction with a common cold... More
Unexpected Consequences of a Rainy Spring
A Very Rainy Spring on the East Coast Means Unexpected Consequences
By Ned Potter, ABC News, New York , June 15
It's been raining again, and Dr. Clifford Bassett knows what that means.
Bassett, a New York allergist, says this spring has been so wet that everything is blooming. "This is one of the worst allergy seasons we've had in perhaps 50 years," he said.
In parts of the East and South, it's been the wettest spring on record... More
CBS NEWS, NEW YORK — Ragweed season is upon us. Millions of Americans are allergic to these plants. In fact they're the number one cause of hay fever in the U.S. And this year, people may suffer more than ever.
- Dr. Cliff Bassett, Long Island College Hospital:
- "We're expecting one of the worst ragweed seasons in over 50 years."... More
May 5, 2006 - Experts are calling this one of the worst allergy seasons on record, with people who never have had problems before reporting itching, coughing and sneezing.
"This year seems worse than usual," said Bernard Feigenbaum, an allergist at NYU Medical Center. "These new patients that said they never had allergies before are coming out of the woodwork."... More
ABC NEWS, April 16, 2005 - Spring has sprung, and that means allergies have too. As the weather gets warmer and wetter, pollen and molds bloom, and spingtime winds can stir up the allergens.
When it comes to allergies, misery loves company. Roughly 40 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Nearly 10 percent of Americans are allergic to pollen. The result is hay fever, whose symptoms include runny nose, sneezing and puffy, watery eyes... More
Allegeries will spring to life in Spring
4:01 PM EST on Monday, March 21, 2005
It might still seem a bit early, but now is the time for the millions of Americans who suffer from spring and summer allergies to be going on the offensive against their pollen problem. It depends on what you’re allergic to, but when the pollen gets in the air, it’s like an all of a sudden assault on the sinuses... More