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You feel ill with nasal congestion, scratchy throat and fatigue. Is it a cold or is it COVID-19? Could it be allergies?
The pandemic has made us hyper-aware of germ avoidance. But with COVID-19 waning, it’s a good time to point out that it’s possible to be overly vigilant about avoiding germs.
Environmental allergies are a really common issue throughout the United States; allergies are actually becoming more common. Here are the most common questions a UH ear, nose and throat specialist hears from patients.
The average person’s home is a minefield of allergic triggers that can cause respiratory symptoms in people who are sensitized to them.
Since 1990, warming temperatures have made pollen seasons longer and pollen counts higher across North America, says a new study. It's bad news for people who are affected by seasonal allergies.
Physicians have figured out a way to harness the body’s immune response to eliminate allergic reactions to food. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, explains.
Dislike of frigid temperatures may have some of us declaring that we are allergic to the cold. But for some people, an allergy to the cold is real.
Is your family ready to say goodbye to seasonal allergies now that spring and summer have passed? Not so fast. Unfortunately, for many, the approaching autumn doesn’t mean relief from sneezing. Instead, it marks a new array of allergy triggers.