When Do Spring Allergies Start? Sooner than you think!

Posted On February 20, 2023

In many cases, seasonal allergies are all placed into one category. To be more accurate, it’s important to consider that every season comes with its own set of allergens. At Allergy & Clinical Immunology Associates, we’ve put together a guide on allergies and when you can expect them to start in the spring season. When […]

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Clinical Study Opportunities at Allergy & Clinical Immunology and Associates

Posted On January 23, 2023

At Allergy & Clinical Immunology and Associates, we have a research department where we are currently enrolling patients into several different studies. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of our clinical studies to help patients understand the studies that we are currently offering. What is a Clinical Study? A clinical study is a type of […]

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What Helps Winter Asthma Flare-ups?

Posted On January 16, 2023

During the winter, cold weather can affect your asthma symptoms and make it more challenging to manage. Here at Allergy & Clinical Immunology Associates, we have put together a guide on winter weather and asthma flare-ups to help you better understand how asthma is affected by cold weather and what you can do to ease […]

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Turning on a Furnace with Allergies and Asthma

Posted On December 29, 2022

Turning on a furnace in the cold winter months can have a big impact on asthma and allergy sufferers. During the colder months, when turning on the furnace is necessary to keep your home warm, asthma and allergy symptoms can flare up as dust, and other allergens are thrown into the air. To help reduce […]

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Cold Weather Effects on Allergies and Asthma

Posted On November 30, 2022

With the Pittsburgh winter season right around the corner, it’s essential to understand how the cold weather can affect your allergies or asthma. Changes and fluctuations in temperature can inflame your airways and can also trigger asthma flares. How is Asthma Triggered by Cold Air? If you have asthma and breathe in cold air, it […]

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Preparing for Ragweed and Fall Allergens

Posted On September 30, 2022

As the fall season approaches, it’s time to start preparing to deal with ragweed and other fall allergens. If you experience allergy flare-ups in the late summer or fall season, it is likely that you are allergic to ragweed or are susceptible to other fall allergy triggers. At Allergy & Clinical Immunology, we’ve put together […]

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Ways to Ease Summer Asthma Flare-Ups

Posted On July 27, 2022

In the summer, grass pollen and weeds can cause summer asthma flare-ups when the grass is at its height of activity. When your immune system experiences pollen, it treats it like an invader responding with coughing, sneezing, and wheezing. At Allergy & Clinical Immunology Associates, we’ve put together a guide on summer asthma symptoms and […]

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Products that Could Contain Common Allergens

Posted On June 20, 2022

When you have allergies, it is critical to remain vigilant when ordering food out at a restaurant or enjoying appetizers at a party, but it’s also important to be aware of the dangers contained in everyday foods and products you may have in your home. At Allergy & Clinical Immunology, we’ve put together a list […]

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Spring into Action: Soothing Spring Allergies

Posted On May 31, 2022

Spring is in the air, which means that allergies are too! While you’re out enjoying the warmer weather and beautiful blooms, you may be looking for ways to soothe your spring allergies. At Allergy and Clinical Immunology, we’ve put together a guide to help you spring into action and tackle common spring allergies! What Causes […]

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Pittsburgh’s Growing Allergy Season and What You Can Do

Posted On May 27, 2022

With the warm weather in full bloom in Pittsburgh, so are the allergies! According to a report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Pittsburgh is ranked as the fifth most challenging area to live with seasonal allergies. In recent years, it has been revealed that this problem is likely worsening. Why is Pittsburgh […]

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Tips for An Allergy-Free Easter

Posted On March 28, 2022

With Easter coming up soon, it’s time to start planning egg hunts, Easter baskets, and dinner for your family! If you have a child or loved ones who have allergies, you may already know how difficult planning the holidays can be. Finding allergy-friendly treats can be difficult, but luckily it’s not impossible! At Allergy & […]

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Allergy-Friendly Valentine’s for Your Loved One

Posted On February 8, 2022

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Perfumes, flowers, and food items are all common Valentine’s Day gifts, but they may not be well received by those with allergies. While shopping for your loved one for Valentine’s Day or planning a special date, be sure to show you care by taking their allergies or asthma […]

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How to Help Your Asthma in the Winter

Posted On January 10, 2022

The winter season can be difficult for those with asthma. The colder weather can make it hard for you to breathe and make it even harder for you to control your asthma effectively. How Does the Winter Season Affect My Asthma? The winter season can trigger your asthma in a variety of ways, including: Cold […]

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Indoor Allergies, Cold, or Flu?

Posted On December 8, 2021

While your pollen allergies may be subsiding as the temperature drops, it means that allergies like pet dander, dust mites, and mold may become more prevalent as you spend more time indoors. Add cold and flu season to that, and you may be wondering if you are suffering from indoor allergies, a cold, or the […]

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Tips to Ease the Stress of Thanksgiving Food Allergies

Posted On November 30, 2021

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for all the delicious foods and family fun that comes with this holiday. While this is an enjoyable time for many, it can be a more complicated holiday for those with food allergies or intolerances. Luckily, at Allergy & Clinical Immunology, we’ve put together some […]

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