Do Fall Allergies Go Beyond Ragweed?

Fall allergy symptoms like an itchy throat, watery eyes, and sneezing that we usually blame on ragweed could also be the result of eating fruits or vegetables that are first cousins to pollen. Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) is associated with pollen allergies and has its...

Ragweed

It’s hard to believe, but it’s September! School has started and those with allergies are also experiencing symptoms of fall allergies –itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and sinus pressure. For some, symptoms also include an inability to concentrate, feeling tired...

Indoor Air Quality and Carpets

Did you know that you could control your allergies in the home if you control your Indoor Air Quality? You might be surprised to know that the biggest culprit is your carpet. Switching to solid flooring and using washable area rugs is the best way to control severe...

A Closer Look at Coconut Allergies

As we discussed in a blog post earlier this month, The Food and Drug Administration recognizes coconuts as tree nuts, however, it is classified as a fruit and not as a botanical nut. Most people who are allergic to tree nuts can still eat coconuts, though there is a...