ALLERGISTS OFFER TUMBLEWEED, SAGEBRUSH & RAGWEED SURVIVAL GUIDE

31 August 2015 ALLERGISTS OFFER TUMBLEWEED, SAGEBRUSH & RAGWEED SURVIVAL GUIDE    Hay Fever Relief Possible with Simple Steps       August marks the start of misery for as many as 1 out 5 Americans who suffer from hay fever, also called seasonal allergic rhinitis. That’s because  tumbleweed, sangebrush, and ragweed, the main cause of hay fever, begins blooming …

Six Tips to Combat Hay Fever Misery

24 August 2015 GLOBAL WARMING EXTENDTUMBLEWEED, SAGEBRUSH, & RAGWEED ALLERGY SEASON   Six Tips to Combat Hay Fever Misery       There’s a new reason to be concerned about global warming – it’s making hay fever season a lot longer.    That means that millions of people with tumbleweed, sagebrush and ragweed allergies will need to take their medication …

Ten Steps to a Safe School Year for Kids with Allergies and Asthma

17 August 2015 Ten Steps to a Safe School Year for Kids with Allergies and Asthma   For millions of children with allergies and asthma, heading back-to-school with high levels of fall pollens and molds in the air and exposure to potential allergens and viruses in class can really take a toll. In fact, asthma, which can be triggered by …

STUDY UP FOR A SNEEZE AND WHEEZE-FREE SCHOOL YEAR

10 August 2015 STUDY UP FOR A SNEEZE AND WHEEZE-FREE SCHOOL YEAR   Make the Grade by Avoiding Asthma, Allergy Triggers Lurking in the Classroom       Back-to-school is exciting, but it can also mean misery for kids with allergies and asthma when they end up sneezing and wheezing from triggers lurking in the classroom.  In fact, this time …

Back to School-Keeping Allergy and Asthma Out of the Classroom

03 August 2015 Keeping Allergy and Asthma Out of the Classroom Understanding triggers and finding relief can keep kids in class     Back-to-school can often mean back-to-germs. But chickenpox and cold viruses aren’t the only ailment Reno/Sparks parents should worry about. Allergies and asthma are a leading cause of missed school days every year in America.   There are …

Four Things to Know About Improving Your Asthma

27 July 2015 Four Things to Know About Improving Your Asthma It’s easier than you think Do you know the difference between asthma and allergic asthma? There are many things which trigger asthma, but some of the most common are allergens such as pollen, dust mites, cockroaches, molds and animal dander. Allergies are just one of the factors that can trigger asthma attacks. Not …

Dear Mom, I love Camp – Even with Allergies!

20 July 2015 Dear Mom, I love Camp – Even with Allergies! When kids with allergies and asthma are prepared, summer camp is safe and fun   Summer camp is a rite of passage – an activity many kids hope to do someday. Kids with allergies may think summer camp won’t happen for them because there are too many hidden …

FIVE SURPRISING ALLERGY, ASTHMA TRIGGERS

13 July 2015 FIVE SURPRISING ALLERGY, ASTHMA TRIGGERS THAT CAN SPOIL SUMMER FUN   Summertime living may be easy for some, but surprising triggers can cause problems for the millions of Americans who suffer from allergies and asthma.   Summer staples like sunscreen, certain fruits and vegetables, weather changes, campfire smoke and stinging insects can be health hazards, but if …

Coming Your Way this Summer: Fall Allergy Season

06 July 2015 Coming Your Way this Summer: Fall Allergy Season Tumble Weed, Sagebrush and Ragweed begins to bloom and cause allergy symptoms   You may want to think twice before you blame a cold for your sneezing and runny nose during these final weeks of summer. Even though it’s only August, fall hay fever season has arrived in Reno/Sparks, …

Summertime, and the Livin’ is Sneezy

29 June 2015 Summertime, and the Livin’ is Sneezy Summer allergies can bring as many symptoms as spring and fall   Ah, summer. When everyone lays back a bit, enjoys the breeze, and…sneezes? While people may assume that summer represents a break from seasonal allergies, there are unfortunately still a lot of allergens present that can wreak havoc on the …