ALLERGYSA BLOG

End of year deductible

Have You Met Your Deductible? A Good Time for Allergy Testing

Have You Met Your Deductible? The end of the year is a good time to think about how to get the most from your health insurance, including scheduling an appointment for an allergy test. Both allergy testing and treatments are covered by most…
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Allergy & Asthma Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

The holiday and winter season can be a tough time for individuals with allergies or asthma. From the cold weather to the holiday meals, it’s important for individuals with these conditions to be aware of potential risks they might face. Here…
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Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

New variants of the COVID-19 coronavirus, influenza, and other viruses will be circulating and spreading over the coming months. Flu and other viral infections can trigger asthma attacks and a worsening of asthma symptoms. Influenza also can…
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Eczema – The First Sign That Other Allergic Conditions May Follow

Researchers are continually learning more about the underlying causes and triggers of eczema. Even today, the root cause remains a bit of a mystery. Allergy experts believe that it’s related to one’s genetics (up to 70% of people with eczema…
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Preparing for Mountain Cedar Season

With the change in weather also comes a change in the allergens that fill our air. Mountain cedar season is right around the corner, with pollen appearing as early as November. Mountain cedar grows naturally in this region and is considered…
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Are You Allergic to Penicillin, Really?

Unverified penicillin allergy is recognized as a significant public health problem. Up to 10 percent of the population report being allergic to penicillin, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  However, most of…
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The Fall Asthma Epidemic — What Is It?

Fall is one of the most dangerous times for people with asthma, especially children. Asthmatics often enjoy a reprieve from symptoms during the summer months, but ER visits for asthma increase during September and early October. Reports indicate…
What to expect this spring season
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What to Expect this Spring Season

What to Expect this Spring Season   Spring or 2022 has sprung and your allergies might have already made you aware of it…   Pollen and other allergens play a considerable part in affecting many Texans' lives during the springtime.…
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How Can I Treat and Prevent My Child’s Nosebleeds?

Nosebleeds are common for most children ages 3 to 10. Nosebleeds are caused by several things, such as having allergies or a cold, living in dry climates, or picking the nose. Although there is no cure for nosebleeds, there are ways to easily…
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What is an Asthma Action Plan?

School is right around the corner so we want to make sure your kids with asthma will be safe.    If your child suffers from asthma, it is likely that you already have an Asthma Action Plan for them. If you don’t have one yet, don’t…
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Refreshing, Allergy-friendly Recipes for the Summer

Kids are home for the summer and this heat is unreal. You need to keep them busy while you work from home. What do you do?   Family time can be a great and memorable time these days, and what better way to spend time together than by making…
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What is Eosinophilic Asthma?

Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell in our body that helps fight off parasitic infections and cancers. They also play a role in allergic reactions. They make up a small fraction of our white blood cells, and the number of eosinophils…