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Posts on Allergies

How Effective is Your Control of Asthma?

Asthma is a common chronic lung disease that can make it difficult to breathe. Although there is no cure for asthma, those with the condition can live healthy, active lives if their asthma is under control.

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Keeping Bay Area Pollen Season at Bay

Are your seasonal allergies getting worse? You’re not alone.

If it feels like your allergy-induced runny nose and red-rimmed eyes are getting worse each year — and lasting longer — you're not imagining things.

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Winter Rains, and Early Bay Area Spring Bad News for Allergy Sufferers

An early Spring means flowers budding and blooming trees, but if you are one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, this also means sneezing, congestion, runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. Seasonal allergies — also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis — can make you miserable. And, because the Bay Area experienced a record amount of rain this past winter, this year's allergy season promises to be a doozy. 

Here are a few tips from the Mayo Clinic on how to reduce your exposure to allergy triggers.

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