Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hurricane Isaac could stir up allergies, asthma

(HealthDay)—Dangerous winds and flooding aren't the only hazards posed by Hurricane Isaac as it pounds Louisiana and Mississippi.

Health

Does your child have seasonal allergies or a cold?

(HealthDay) -- It can be difficult during the spring months for parents to determine whether their children have a cold or seasonal allergies, but an expert outlines how to tell the difference.

Inflammatory disorders

Warm weather triggers early allergy season

(HealthDay) -- While unseasonably warm weather delights many people, those with allergies may not be as thrilled with the early arrival of spring.

Inflammatory disorders

Off-the-charts pollen spreads allergy misery

(AP) -- Allergy season has come early and hit with a wheezing vengeance in parts of the South and Midwest this year, thanks largely to an unusually warm winter. Abundant pollen is causing watery eyes, sniffles and sneezing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Get ready for spring - hay fever worse in spring than summer

Hay fever (runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes) is caused by an allergy to pollen, and most commonly to grass pollen. These tiny grains bring misery to sufferers through spring and summer and pollen levels are often included ...

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