Summer Allergy Tips

Provided by: Megan Goebel, MD (Allergist/Immunologist)

o   Grass pollen counts are high through the Summer, Trees in the Spring, and Weeds/Ragweed in the Fall

o   Keep windows closed in the home and car

o   Air filters/ air conditioners help

o   Shower, wash face and hair, and change into clean clothes after being outside

o   Wear protective clothing and sunglasses outside, especially if mowing or gardening

o   Nasal steroid sprays and oral antihistamines are typical first line treatment

o   A board-certified allergist can evaluate your symptoms and determine the best treatment plan including prescription medications and/or allergen immunotherapy

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