Allergies

Will Septoplasty Assist With Allergies?

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Some research suggests that correcting a deviated septum will ease existing allergies though not all surgeries will correct seasonal issues, and not everyone who suffers from a deviated septum will require a corrective procedure. What Is Septoplasty? Septoplasty is a minor surgery used to correct the cartilage and bone that separates the area between the …

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Ready or Not, Here They Come — Allergies

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Springtime in New York. The cherry blossoms in Central Park. Azaleas setting their blooms by Eaglevale Arch. The tulips and daffodils poking through the soil after a long winter. And the endless billions of microscopic pollen grains floating through the air. Uh oh, allergies. Allergic rhinitis is the clinical term used by Dr. Volpi when …

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Seasonal Allergy Relief Tips

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During spring, pollen from trees and grass can trigger allergic reactions. Sneezing, itchy eyes and other symptoms of seasonal allergies can interfere with your daily activities. Common Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies When you have seasonal allergies, they typically affect your respiratory system. You might have periods of constant sneezing. Your throat and eyes may also …

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Are Allergies Genetic?

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Every time you have an allergy attack, do you have your ancestors to thank? Seasonal allergies can be due to a genetic disposition you’ve inherited. What Are Allergies? Allergies are your body’s immune system response to things it thinks are foreign attackers. Allergy triggers, like pollen, dust, mold, or animal dander are a few examples …

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Most Common Allergy Triggers

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About 1 in 5 Americans suffer from allergies, which can cause a variety of annoying symptoms. At their most serious, allergies can even trigger a life-threatening reaction. If you have allergies, learning what substances you’re allergic to can help you avoid them. In addition, getting treatment can also help protect you from adverse reactions. In …

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How Does Allergy Testing Work?

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Allergies are a very common condition that affects up to 30% of people, causing a variety of annoying symptoms. If your doctor suspects that you have allergies, he or she may recommend allergy testing to determine what, if any, substances you’re allergic to. In this blog, the board-certified ear, nose, and throat doctors with New …

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