Allergies

Spring Versus Fall Allergies

We often think of Spring as the single worst allergy season, but would it be shocking if we said this is not always true? The Fall season offers a lot of positives, but it also offers its own fair share of allergens, which may make it a particularly difficult time of year for some.


It’s almost that time again. Cedar Fever.

Allergy-sufferers in other parts of the country get some reprieve in winter, when ragweed plants have died out. But, Texans have no such luck. In fact, winter (November-February) is the worst allergy season in Texas, because winter means cedar fever! Cedar fever is the  term given to allergies caused by Texas’s mountain cedar trees, also known as […]


Unusual Symptoms of Summer Allergies

Summer is a time for outdoor activities and relaxing vacations, but for many it is also a time for summer allergies to take their toll with severe symptoms. Comparable to horrendous allergies of the spring and fall seasons, these summer allergies can affect anyone, not just those with common allergy conditions.


May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month!

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month because it’s the peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers!


Will Moving to a Drier Climate Relieve Allergies?

Many people who suffer from allergy issues often believe that more dry climates, such as the desert, will help relieve their symptoms. While it may help some people, a more dry climate may actually make things worse!


Tips for Winning the Battle Against Nasal Allergies

Nasal allergies occur when allergens in the air affect the nasal passages. They can be caused by a range of allergens, including pollen, animal dander, mold, feathers and more. So, how can you win the battle against a runny nose, itchy eyes and nasal congestion?


5 Interesting Facts About Sneezing

During the summer months, a chorus of sneezes is something that you’ll often hear when walking through a park or neighborhood. Most of the time, the automatic response is “oh, it’s just my allergies.” While that can certainly be true, there’s much more to a sneeze than just that.


3 Allergen Sources to Watch out for This Winter

In Texas, we finally got our first taste of cold weather this week. The cold weather has slowed down pollen production and that means a relief for allergy sufferers, right? Not necessarily. The chilly months may force you to stay indoors where several allergens and irritants could be present. Since allergy symptoms can often match those […]


FREE Cedar Allergen Screenings

Georgetown ENT is offering a FREE cedar allergen screening to any established patient during the month of November.  Patients must be 10 years of age or older to participate. Monday – Thursday:  8:30 am – 12:00 pm  &  1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Friday:  8:30 am – 12:00 pm  &  1:30 – 3:30 pm There is no cost and no […]


Are You Prepared for Fall Allergies?

When most people think of seasonal allergies, they associate it with Spring. For some allergy sufferers, the Fall can be a troublesome time as well. Runny noses, itchy eyes and scratchy throats can ruin this time of year, but there are steps you can take to prevent allergy symptoms.