How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 2 of 7

Tips to help seasonal allergy sufferers reduce or eliminate annoying symptoms during the coming months Follow our six proven strategies outlined for relief from seasonal fall allergy symptoms. Fall allergy season is almost here. For those with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) life can become miserable pretty quickly. With the arrival of all that beautiful fall […]

Early Introduction of Peanuts Can Reduce Peanut Allergy in Older Children

  A study published in the February 26, 2015 New England Journal of Medicine indicates that early introduction of peanuts significantly decreases allergy development in some children. This could potentially lead to prevention of children forming peanut allergy at a later age. Food allergies occur when the body’s immune system overreacts to a normally harmless food […]

How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 1 of 7

Tips to help seasonal allergy sufferers reduce or eliminate annoying symptoms during the coming months Follow this 7-part series to learn to better cope with Fall Allergies & Allergic Rhinitis. Fall allergy season is almost here. For those with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) life can become miserable pretty quickly. With the arrival of all that […]

Tick Bites May Be Source of Meat Food Allergy

After being bitten by the Lone Star tick, a growing number of people have been forced to give up eating red meat. The tick’s bite produces an allergic reaction that causes hives, swelling, and even anaphylaxis after consuming beef, venison and other red meats. The twist on this type of allergic reaction? Symptoms may not occur for three to six hours […]

How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 7 of 7

Follow this 7-part series to learn to better cope with Fall Allergies & Allergic Rhinitis. Fall allergy season is on its way. For those with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) life can become miserable pretty quickly. With the arrival of all that beautiful fall color and cooler temperatures comes an increase in the 17 varieties of […]

[VIDEO] Dr Glen Nadel on Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) in Atlanta

Hay fever is one of the most common problems we see. We also call it ‘allergic rhinitis.’ It involves the presence of allergic antibodies either year round, or seasonal antigens. Year-round antigens would be dust mites, molds, or animals; while the seasonal antigens would be pollens, such as tree pollen, or fall weed pollens (like ragweed […]

[VIDEO] Dr Mark Livezey Discusses Allergy Testing & Allergy Shots

As allergy specialists, we are often asked to compare skin testing vs. lab testing for determining a patient’s allergic status. Today, while the results correlate well, most allergists prefer skin testing, as it is more accurate and sensitive in detecting allergic disease. While somewhat more uncomfortable, results are available quickly, and quite obvious and reinforcing […]

How to Reduce the Effects of Hay Fever When Cycling

[x_share title=”Share this Post” twitter=”true” facebook=”true” google_plus=”true” email=”true”] In 2012, Bicycling Magazine rated Minneapolis the number one city in America for bike friendliness. Atlanta did not enter the top ten, nor has it ever. But Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration voiced a goal in 2013 to break into the top ten by 2016 and vowed to make […]

Asthma Coaching Program Could Help Parents

A new program originating at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may give help to parents of children with asthma. Jane Garbutt, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis says, “You have to know what to do when the child’s asthma symptoms get worse in a […]

12 Tips to Reduce Screen time

1. Have a Family Meeting Explain to your offspring the importance of moving more and sitting less to remain at a healthy weight. Let them know they’ll have more energy and they will develop new skills. Riding a bike, throwing a football or shooting hoops could lead to more fun with friends. 2. Lead By […]