Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
by Richard C. Herring, M.D. When we think of spring and fall, we think of flowers blooming, nice weather, outdoors, sports. But all of this can be interrupted if you are one of over 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma. Hay fever symptoms of ongoing runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchiness, can […]Read More
Many people love spring because it means longer days, warmer weather, and the end of a dreary winter. Except whenever you go outdoors, you start sneezing like crazy. Not only that, but your eyes get red and watery, your nose is runny, and you feel like you can barely breathe. For many people, this is […]Read More
Call today to schedule an appointment — no referral necessary* Are you suffering from these common asthma triggers?: Allergens such as Pollen of Trees, Grass, & Weeds (all are present locally) Allergens from the Home such as Pet Dander & Dust Mites (more common bc everyone is staying at home more) Physical Activity or Exercise […]Read More
When we think of spring, we think of flowers blooming, nice weather, outdoors, sports. Many Charlotte residents agree it’s our most beautiful time of year! However, for nearly one-third of you, spring is not enjoyable due to spring allergies. If you are one of over 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma, spring […]Read More
If you have asthma and/or allergies, you might be a little hesitant to fully engage in all the holiday cheer. While family and friends are out merrymaking, you must wonder, will scented candles or the smell of pine from a Christmas tree trigger your asthma or allergies? Or if you have food allergies, are there […]Read More
Almost everyone has experience with allergies and some people’s allergies are more serious than others. And, almost everyone’s allergies vary in their severity. You’ll likely experience more symptoms during the spring, for example, when common outdoor allergens such as pollen are more common. Even that will vary, however. Allergies caused by pollen, mold, and other […]Read More
What Is Rhinitis? Rhinitis can be an extremely uncomfortable condition. With symptoms like postnasal drip, sneezing and a stuffy or runny nose, this medical condition can make you less productive at work, have you seeing the doctor more often and leave you suffering from drowsiness and other side effects of treatments. Rhinitis can manifest in one […]Read More
There are lots of fun things to do in and around Charlotte, NC during the fall months. Activities include everything from hiking to hayrides and apple picking to collecting an array of colorful fall leaves. Other activities include: Fishing Tailgating at your local football game Make “leaf angles.” Rent a cabin in the countryside Go trick […]Read More
Did you know that allergies occur year-round and winter allergies can be as severe as spring and summer allergies? In Charlotte, North Carolina mild winters and sizzling summer days are no relief for allergy sufferers during the winter months. In fact, Charlotte is among the top six US cities that allergy sufferers should avoid during […]Read More
Are you sneezing all the time? Do your eyes itch? Perhaps your mouth or skin also are itchy. If you answered yes, it is likely that you have a medical condition known as allergic rhinitis. Don’t panic, allergic rhinitis is just a medical term for the common affliction known as hay fever. In fact, estimates […]Read More
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