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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Make Sure Your Red, White and Blue Celebration is Allergy – and Asthma Free

Posted On June 10, 2020

Four tips to help avoid asthma attacks and allergic reactions If red, white, and blue equal’s hives, tissues, and shortness of breath due to asthma, your Fourth of July celebration isn’t headed in the right direction. Independence Day and other summer celebrations should be filled with barbecues, flags, and fun, not allergy and asthma triggers. […]

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The Rise of Spring Allergies: Fact or Fiction?

Posted On June 10, 2020

Several factors determine the severity of allergy season The spring allergy season could be the worst yet, or at least that is what you might hear. Every year is identified as being the worst for allergy sufferers, but are spring allergies really on the rise? There are many events that can help predict how bothersome […]

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Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Posted On May 5, 2020

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month, and the first thing you need to know is that getting your asthma under control, while challenging, isn’t as hard as you may think. Asthma prevalence in the United States is at an all-time high, with 26 million people – including 7 million children – suffering from the […]

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Tips for Healthy and Tidy Spring Cleaning

Posted On April 15, 2020

Spring cleaning can be more than a daunting chore for those with allergies and asthma. Dust, pet hair and cleaning supplies can leave you reaching for the tissues instead of the broom. But according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), spring cleaning can also help you avoid allergy symptoms.

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Fighting Pollen this Spring Allergy Season

Posted On March 30, 2020

While many people eagerly anticipate spring to see the last of cold weather and snow drifts, others dread the sneezing, wheezing, itchy eyes and coughing spring allergies bring. They understand the arrival of pollen – whether counts are high or low – means the onset of their misery. But there are ways to prevail in […]

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Avoiding Allergens on Valentine’s Day

Posted On February 10, 2020

Got Valentine’s Day covered this year? Remember to steer clear of anything that might cause your sweetheart to break out in hives, or worse yet, have a severe allergic reaction. “Chocolates and flowers are lovely, but not if they cause an allergic response” says Allergy and Clinical. “You need to be vigilant when it comes […]

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Allergy and Asthma Free Valentines Day

Posted On February 3, 2020

Want to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day but you’re just not sure how? Show your valentine you can creatively keep their allergies and asthma in mind while filling the day with affection. “Chocolates and flowers definitely do the trick on Valentine’s Day, but you can also show your loved one that you care […]

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New Years Resolutions to Help Allergies

Posted On January 3, 2020

The end of the year can arrive with guilt-laden reminders to make resolutions to improve your health. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, you don’t have to overhaul your entire health plan to see some solid results. A few simple tweaks could make a big difference in easing your sneezing and wheezing.

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Preventing Allergy and Asthma Symptoms this Winter

Posted On December 16, 2019

If you’re wondering what to get the loved ones in your life for the holidays, consider the gift of health – or at least the offer of relief from allergy and asthma symptoms. The holidays can be tough to navigate for those with allergies and asthma. Everyone wants this time of year to be picture-perfect. […]

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