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 […]
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!
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?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Do you want to enjoy the beautiful weather, but afraid of getting an allergy attack? If you’re one of 18 million Americans suffering from spring/summer allergies, the sneezing, coughing and watery eyes you may experience makes it difficult to enjoy the season. Reducing your exposure to allergens throughout the day can significantly reduce your symptoms.
Today there are many options when it comes to treating allergies. If over the counter medications aren’t working to treat your allergies, see our otolaryngologists at Georgetown Ear, Nose & Throat Associates to find out about the latest allergy treatments.
Do your runny nose and itchy, watery eyes get worse when fall hits? You’re not alone. Fall allergies affect more than 35 million Americans. Most of Texans begin experiencing Fall allergy symptoms early September and can continue throughout the winter depending on the weather. Here are the main contributors that trigger fall allergies: