Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
With the back-and-forth summer temperatures (dipping from over 90 degrees Fahrenheit down to almost the 70s), your allergy symptoms might have started back up. You probably have a friend or family member in your life who doesn’t understand your allergy symptoms, because they don’t have them. Perhaps they had allergies as a child that they […]Read More
by John T. Klimas, M.D. Date: 11/9/2017 With the frost coming in the next week or two, this will be the final pollen count for this year. Like the proverbial broken record, our most recent pollen counts (few in the past few days due to rain) have shown very little pollen and a lot of […]Read More
How Do Adult Onset of Allergies Happen? Just like childhood allergies, we do not completely understand why some people develop allergies and others don’t. We do know there are complex genetic and environmental factors involved. Scientists have proposed theories about why allergies occur including the “hygiene hypothesis” that attributes allergic disease in part to the […]Read More
by John T. Klimas, M.D. Date: 10/19/2017 With color to some of the trees and crisp clear air, real fall weather has finally come to Charlotte. This week’s pollen counts have been very low, especially ragweed, but mold continues to be high. We are getting close to the first frost which will knock out the fall pollen. […]Read More
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) offers six tips to reduce the potential for allergens in your home during the holiday season. Click here to see the full article.Read More
“Avoiding flowers and trees will only get you so far during allergy season. Watch out for these surprising causes of allergy flare-ups….” Read the entire article from Time magazine here.Read More
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that a diet that includes peanuts in the first year of life may greatly reduce the chance of developing peanut allergies in children at risk for getting them. To read more about this important study, click here to see the Wall Street Journal […]Read More
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by John T. Klimas, M.D. Date: 7/15/2016 Believe it or not, not only do we have hot and sticky weather (high mold count) but our pollen collector has detected Saharan dust. We had some in the air last year at this time as well. Because of intense heat and very dry air, the dust particles of […]Read More
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