Celebrate National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month: Asthma and Allergy Tips Help You Find Relief

Charlotte, NC – More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies and asthma. In addition, asthma is a leading cause of hospital emergency department visits and school absenteeism, and is also the cause of 3,500 annual deaths.

In response to these alarming statistics, and in an effort to raise public awareness of the risks faced every day, Allergy and Asthma Care of Blakeney (AACB), along with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), is offering tips this May as part of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

Five things to do to feel better during spring allergy season: These simple tips can ease your allergy and asthma symptoms

Charlotte, NC – Nobody said spring allergies would be fun, but you never thought it would be this bad. What if you had some simple ways to avoid the sneezing, wheezing, itchy eyes and runny nose that come in the spring?

People think they’re doing everything they can to battle spring allergies, but many still find themselves under siege from pollen and other allergens that appear once the weather starts to warm up. What they don’t realize is that by following a few simple rules from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, they can make life a lot more pleasant, and their allergies more bearable.

Fighting Fall Allergies? Bring it. These five tips will make you the victor in your battle against fall allergies

Charlotte, NC – It may seem as though every fall your allergies get the best of you rather than you coming out on top. Sneezing, wheezing, runny noses and itchy eyes can leave you feeling run down and defeated.

If it feels as though your allergy symptoms flare up earlier and earlier every year, you’re probably not wrong. Climate change may actually be causing an earlier and longer fall allergy season. In addition, windy days can mean heightened allergy symptoms because wind can carry the pollen from ragweed, grasses and trees up to 100 miles from its source.

Ragweed pollen is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall, and needs to be avoided, along with other allergic triggers like mold and grass pollen. Here are five tips to help you steer clear of your worst allergy foes.