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Why A Mild Winter Means a Worse Allergy Season
A mild winter has contributed to another severe allergy season, as pollen is circulating earlier and there’s more of it in the air.
Is It COVID-19, Cold, Allergies or the Flu?
You feel ill with nasal congestion, scratchy throat and fatigue. Is it a cold or is it COVID-19? Could it be allergies?
Living with Germs Has Its Upside, Don’t Overdo Cleanliness
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.
Can You Develop Allergies as an Adult? and Other Top Sinus-Related Questions
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.
Sneezing More? It Could Be Indoor Allergies
The average person’s home is a minefield of allergic triggers that can cause respiratory symptoms in people who are sensitized to them.
No Break for Seasonal Allergies: Severe Pollen is the New Normal
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.
How You Can Eliminate a Food Allergy
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.
Yes, You Really Can Be Allergic To Cold Weather
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.