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Through the GenerationsTreating Allergies without Medication

Seasonal pollen, grass, and environmental allergies can spike in the desert during the fall, especially during the grass scalping and reseeding times. Children commonly suffer from seasonal allergies and it can affect their mood, concentration, and well-being. Seasonal allergies can be treated with dietary changes and nutritional supplements, which help Read more…

Medical NewsAlleviating Seasonal Allergies

alleviating seasonal allergies

“I never had allergies before moving here” is often echoed among Coachella Valley residents. And it begs the question, is it age or location? Turns out it may be a little of both. But the good news is that you don’t have to suffer every spring or fall. With a Read more…

Medical NewsOcular Allergies

Spring is allergy season and in our desert the spring season starts earlier and runs later (due to the multitude of plants) than most American cities. This means daily and persistent high pollen counts, which can soar when the wind blows and agitate most allergy sufferers. Patients often show multiple Read more…

Natural OptionsNatural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are very common in our desert. These allergies are caused by grass cutting and reseeding in the fall, pollen in the spring, and our occasional dust storm. It is very easy to reach for an over the counter anti-histamine to control seasonal allergy symptoms; however, many antihistamines have Read more…

Through the GenerationsAllergies for the Aging 101

Millions of us suffer from seasonal allergies; at least one out of every 5 Americans experiences some type of allergic reaction1.The elderly are not exempt from typical allergy symptoms such as runny nose and watery eyes. Additionally, seniors often have complicating factors–such as chronic diseases that make it difficult to Read more…

Medical NewsIs It a Cold, Allergies, or Sinusitis?

Health Sneezing Hay Fever

The differences can sometimes be subtle. Common to all three problems is irritation and inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses, causing nasal congestion, runny nose, and facial pressure. Sinonasal allergies result when certain substances, typically airborne allergens, gain access to the body through the throat and nose, Read more…