Many who suffer from allergies dread the start of spring. Here are some tips from an allergist on how to keep the sneezing, coughing and wheezing at bay.
“What we’re doing is we’re exposing patients to small amounts of the food allergen, so that over time, their body becomes tolerant of it and they don’t hyper-react,” said Opack’s allergist, Dr. Rachel Schreiber.
A colder spring means good news for allergy sufferers, but an allergist tells WTOP you’re not out of the woods yet — even if you think you’re not allergic to anything.
Even more pollen could fill in the air in the near future, said a local allergist, who added that long-time locals might need extra tissue.
For some people a mild day sneaking up during the winter months can trigger allergy symptoms down the road.
The moist air provides a perfect breeding ground for a wide range of allergens, including dust mites and mold. Signs of trouble from these indoor allergens include sneezing, sore eyes, and itching.
Allergy season is heading our way, and the balmy temperatures of recent days are a strong reminder that the time to take preventative measures is now.
WASHINGTON — This is prime time for tree pollen allergies. But while it can be rough for adults, it’s even worse for children. “They are so susceptible to pollen allergies,” says Dr. Rachel Schreiber, an allergist…
It\’s the time of year when people begin the battle against spring
allergies — and the D.C. area is particularly vulnerable, according to a local
\”When you have an earlier start to the season, that doesn\’t necessarily mean that your season will end earlier,\” Dr. Rachel Schreiber of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital tells WTOP.
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