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POLLEN PREPPERS: Eight Best Pre-Pollen Practices

Allergists across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S. typically recommend patients start getting ready for pollen season in mid-March. February 24, 2020 Allergists across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S. typically recommend patients start getting ready for pollen season in mid-March.  Most pollen prediction sites rely on historical pollen averages, average monthly temperatures, and frequency of days above 60 degrees as predictors for pollen forecasts.  This same data is used by the National Park Service to determine when the...


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Your Patient Guide to Navigating Food Allergies

Between hidden ingredients, social pressures, and your body’s nutritional needs, food allergies can be especially difficult to accommodate. If you or your child have been diagnosed with a food allergy, here are some essential tips for staying safe.


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The 2020 DC Allergy Season Exposed with Tips on How to Stay Healthy

Springtime in Washington, DC can be agony for those afflicted with asthma and allergies. Read our Q&A with microbiologist Susan Kosisky to learn more about the causes and condition of the early season.


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Living With Asthma in Spring 2020: Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19 – Allergy and Asthma Center

The team at the Allergy & Asthma Center wants our patients to be as informed and prepared as possible, both for the usual triggers they encounter each spring and for the additional risks brought on by COVID-19. If you have asthma, here are four vital reminders for staying healthy throughout this spring season.


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Allergies & Coronavirus: Immediate Actions You Can Take to Protect Your Health

If you’re someone who lives with seasonal allergies each spring, some experts speculate that this may make you more fragile, thus making it easier to catch the novel coronavirus. Take these actions to avoid harmful respiratory inflammation and help keep your body strong throughout this allergy season.


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Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month: How You Can Help Year-Round

If asthma and allergies have had an impact on your life or the life of a loved one, and you’re seeking opportunities to help, here are some ideas from the Allergy & Asthma Center to aid awareness all year round.


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Demystifying Referrals: Your Patient Guide

At the Allergy & Asthma Center, we want our patients to understand the ins and outs of their allergy and asthma care, including what referrals are and why you might need one. Check out this basic guide to learn more about the referral process.


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COVID-19 or Allergies? Know the Difference

At the Allergy & Asthma Center, we want to empower our allergy patients to beat fear and misinformation surrounding COVID-19. If you’re experiencing respiratory symptoms and are unsure whether this is allergies or something more, here are a few helpful things to think about before you panic.


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What Do Indoor Allergies Mean for Back-to-School 2020?

At the Allergy & Asthma Center, we want to empower our allergy patients to beat fear and misinformation surrounding COVID-19. If you’re experiencing respiratory symptoms and are unsure whether this is allergies or something more, here are a few helpful things to think about before you panic.


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Cold Weather and Its Role as an Asthma Trigger

For all asthma patients, exposure to cold dry air can trigger asthma.  For those asthmatics who exercise, this is an especially important issue, as exercise in the cold dry air can trigger severe bronchospasm.


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