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Allergies and Asthma: How They May Go Hand-In-Hand

Spring has sprung and so have those nasty springtime allergies. The pollens, the molds; they might be tiny, but they sure can have a huge impact on your health. But, for about 25 million people in the United States that suffer from asthma, spring allergies pose an even larger risk. According to the Asthma and Allergy […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Allergies and Asthma: How They May Go Hand-In-Hand

How Changing Your Diet May Improve Seasonal Allergies

We’re in the thick of pollen season, where everything from vehicles to patio furniture is painted a bright yellow, signaling the sign of spring and misery for allergy sufferers across the country. Itchy eyes, excessive sneezing, mucus buildup, and congestion are just a few allergy symptoms that have so many of us pleading for any […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Changing Your Diet May Improve Seasonal Allergies

Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

When the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and a light breeze is blowing, it is oh-so-tempting to throw open the windows and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of spring. Maybe you are even itching (pun intended) to roll up your sleeves and tackle some serious spring cleaning. But if you are one […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning In, Allergens Out

The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

The signs of spring are all around; flowers blooming, bees buzzing, noses sneezing, and chests wheezing. Yes indeed, spring can be a beautiful time of the year, but it’s also a peak time for seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), allergies are a major cause of illness in […]

By |March 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Do’s And Dont’s of Seasonal Allergies

How Pollen Makes Us Sneeze and Wheeze

It seems like no sooner does the sneezing and wheezing from one season end that the next one begins. And so it goes. The winter cold and flu season that ravaged the country was a doozy. Now, we are enjoying longer days, more sunshine and nature’s reproduction cycle at work. Which is to say, pollen season is […]

By |March 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Pollen Makes Us Sneeze and Wheeze

Why Your Strep Throat Keeps Coming Back

You’ve probably had that scratchy, itchy feeling. The one that starts in the back of your throat and suddenly turns into a painful burning sensation. Some people say it’s like trying to swallow broken glass. Now that’s a pretty vivid description of the common sore throat and if you have ever had one that bad […]

By |March 14th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why Your Strep Throat Keeps Coming Back

Germiest Places in the Office

With this year’s overwhelming flu activity reaching every corner of the nation, it’s important to remain educated on the potential hot spots and preventative measures to avoid flu-related germs. Doctor’s offices, school classrooms, the gym, and even your workplace are among the top culprits for contracting seasonal influenza. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]

By |March 5th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Germiest Places in the Office

Is Lack of Sleep Making You Sick?

Doctors recommend adults get between seven to nine hours of sleep per night. However, according to HuffPost, more than a third of Americans regularly do not sleep enough. That means that roughly 83.6 million adults in the U.S. alone are sleep deprived. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 34.8 percent […]

By |February 26th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is Lack of Sleep Making You Sick?

Can’t Quit Coughing?

The weather’s cold, the days are short, and the cold and flu viruses are running rampant. It’s likely that sometime this season, you’ll find yourself with a bit of a cough. Coughing is the body’s way of trying to clear your airways. It’s a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything serious. The […]

By |February 20th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can’t Quit Coughing?

Fall in Love with Feeling Good

New Year’s resolutions fell by the wayside weeks ago (do you still do that?) and the cold and flu season has gripped the country in a vise that has been hard to shake. This time of year, the effort to live a healthy and balanced life can seem like a losing battle.

Hey, don’t give up! […]

By |February 14th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Fall in Love with Feeling Good
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