Category Archives: Atlanta

Seasonal Allergy Survival Guide

It’s spring time which means trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming, the sun is shining but that also means that allergies are everywhere. Allergies happen when your immune system is affected by a normal substance, which are also known as invaders. When this happens, it in turn causes your body to produce a protein known […]

North Georgia Wildfire: Dealing with Smoky Conditions

The North Georgia wildfire isn’t only causing damage to the property in its path; it’s affecting our air quality as well. Over the past few weeks the Atlanta area has been filled with hazy-smoke tainted skies. Though it may not be as thick as it was earlier in the week, it’s still there and drawing major […]

Impact of Smoky Conditions in North Georgia

COURTESY OF FOX FIVE ATLANTA NEWS Just because folks are getting used to the hazy skies and smoke-tainted air in metro Atlanta, doesn’t mean it’s any easier to handle the impact of wildfires burning more than 100 miles away in the North Georgia mountains. “This is the first time we’ve had forest fires that led […]

Teal Pumpkin Project

Have you noticed any pumpkins around town that don’t look like your usual pumpkin? You may be wondering if there are even vines out there producing teal pumpkins. That would be pretty cool, right? We’re sorry to break it to you but there is no such thing as a teal pumpkin patch. Those teal pumpkins that […]

Field Guide to Pollen Allergies in Atlanta

Check out this great guide from our friends at 11Alive, a visual field guide to plants that can make your Hay Fever (allergic rhinitis) symptoms worse. It might not be a bad idea to keep this on your phone, so if you’re out and about, you can avoid these trees & plants! http://legacy.11alive.com/picture-gallery/news/health/2016/03/21/pollen-field-guide–track-the-culprits-in-your-area/82070166/

Can Allergies in Atlanta Cause Daytime Fatigue?

In today’s fast-paced world, many of us deal with daily fatigue, especially in a busy city like Atlanta. In most cases, we don’t know what causes our fatigue, but it’s often visible during daytime after spending a restless night fighting to get to sleep. Any number of health conditions can contribute to daytime fatigue. Even […]

How To Dine Out With Food Allergies

Living with a food allergy can make dining out difficult. With some simple early planning, you can have an enjoyable evening out with little worry. Before You Go Know your allergens Have an understanding of what your allergy is and how it can hide in food. Not all allergens go by their common name. Wheat, for […]

Atlanta Allergist Dr Livezey: Are Allergies Increasing in the Population? [VIDEO]

Indeed they are, and there are a number of plausible alternatives as to why that may be. Early speculations centered on the changes in our living situations and our households. Indoor pets have certainly become more prominent, carpeting and less outdoor air entry might lead to increased levels of dust mites, and maybe mold… but […]

Your 10 Worst Allergy Mistakes

Allergy symptoms are the worst and can stop you in your tracks! There are things that you could be doing that makes those allergies worse. Here are several easy ways to reduce the chances of a symptom flare up in Atlanta. You are allowing pollen in During Spring and Fall pollen season, keep the windows […]

4 Ways To Control Asthma Triggers At Home

Anyone who has ever had asthma knows very well how painful and debilitating it can be when an attack strikes. Because of this, most sufferers take great pains to prevent attacks from occurring in the first place. Preventing painful attacks is actually easier then one might think. In many cases, this is simply a matter […]