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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Comstock’s Magazine – As The Wind Blows

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Comstock’s Magazine – As The Wind Blows

Growing up in Woodland, Lisa Shelley remembers the dreadful days of wheezing and sneezing. She suffered from severe allergies and her childhood revolved around scratch tests and allergy shots as a specialist tried to build up her tolerance. “My parents had to give away our parakeet and cat because I was allergic to them,” she recalls. The allergy shots continued until she was 10 years old. Through high school, Shelley managed her symptoms by taking Dimetapp tablets. Read More: https://www.comstocksmag.com/longreads/wind-blows
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – AAFA Releases Spring Allergy Capitals 2018

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – AAFA Releases Spring Allergy Capitals 2018

McAllen, Texas sits near the border of Mexico and is known for its scorching summers and high humidity. For 2018, it has been ranked as the most challenging U.S. city to live in if you have pollen allergies, according to the Spring Allergy Capitals Report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The city jumped from the fifth spot in 2016 to the first in 2018. The other nine cities to make AAFA’s list are: Louisville, Kentucky Jackson, Mississippi Memphis, Tennessee San Antonio, Texas Providence, Rhode Island Dayton, Ohio Syracuse, New York Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Knoxville, Tennessee Read More: https://www.allergicliving.com/2018/04/24/aafa-releases-spring-allergy-capitals-2018/
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Today – It’s allergy season! Here’s how to pick the best air purifier

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Today – It’s allergy season! Here’s how to pick the best air purifier

While most people are aware of pollutants floating around outside, it may come as a surprise to learn that people with allergies may be even more vulnerable indoors. “The Environmental Protection Agency has reported that indoor air — where we spend more than three-quarters of our days — is often even more polluted versus outdoor air,” said Dr. Clifford Bassett, founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and author of The New Allergy Solution. Read More: https://www.today.com/home/best-air-purifiers-according-doctors-experts-t127594
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to AccuWeather – Top 10 spring allergy cities in the US, 2018 report finds

Dr. Bassett Contributes to AccuWeather – Top 10 spring allergy cities in the US, 2018 report finds

Spring allergies can cause a lot of misery for millions of people in the United States, so knowing the most challenging places to live with spring allergies can help people in these areas be more aware of what may contribute to their allergy symptoms. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) released its annual Spring Allergy CapitalsTM report on Monday, April 23, to identify the 100 most challenging places to live with spring allergies in the U.S. More than 50 million Americans with seasonal allergies experience runny and congested noses, inflamed sinuses, relentless sneezing and other symptoms associated with springtime allergies. Read More: 
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to House Method – 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for Allergy Season

Dr. Bassett Contributes to House Method – 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for Allergy Season

While spring means blooming flowers, warmer weather, and more time spent outside, for many, spring also brings with it constant sneezing, watery eyes, and runny noses. Seasonal allergies generally hit in waves, with tree pollen season occurring from early March to late May and grass season occurring until late July. To begin allergy symptom prevention and maintenance, determine what you’re allergic to by consulting with a doctor or allergist. This should be done at least two weeks prior to the onset of pollen season. Read More: https://housemethod.com/wellness/how-to-prep-home-for-allergy-season/
By |April 18th, 2018|Allergy Tips, House Method, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to House Method – 8 Ways to Prep Your Home for Allergy Season
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can Stop an Allergy Attack in Its Tracks

Why you’re having an attack Simple answer: something in your environment—either inside or outside—is triggering your immune system to overreact. Your body identifies the substance (like pollen or dust mites) as foreign and ramps up production of antibodies called IgE, which then put a call out to release chemicals like histamines, setting off allergy symptoms. Learn about the more surprising causes of spring allergies. Read More: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/how-to-stop-an-allergy-attack-in-its-tracks/
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Don’t wait until you’re sneezing up a storm to take allergy medication. New York City allergist and immunologist Clifford Bassett, MD, author of The New Allergy Solution, recommends beginning allergy medication up to two weeks prior to the season kicking in. He puts his patients on allergy alert; your doctor can inform you more specifically about when you should start. Try these tricks to keep your summer sneeze-free. Read More: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/new-solutions-seasonal-allergies/
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Newsweek – Allergy Season 2018: Starting Earlier, Lasting Longer

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Newsweek – Allergy Season 2018: Starting Earlier, Lasting Longer

Chilly temperatures are distracting from the arrival of the spring season in the United States. But with the warmer weather comes seasonal allergies. Allergy sufferers across the country are stocking up on antihistamines and tissues in preparation for the upcoming allergy season, but just how bad is it going to be? As the climate changes and temperatures rise, the amount of pollen in the air and the length of time it stays there increase, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. This combination means worsening allergy seasons to come for many. Read More: http://www.newsweek.com/allergy-season-bad-pollen-879343
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Everyday Health – Justin Verlander’s Top Tips for Allergy Relief

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Everyday Health – Justin Verlander’s Top Tips for Allergy Relief

From the baseball mound to his wedding ceremony, Justin Verlander’s allergies have been problematic for as long as he can remember, affecting his personal life and athletic performance at times. “When I first left for college, I suddenly started to get allergies so severe that I lost my voice for a week,” says the Houston Astros’ star-pitcher. “I was a mess,” he adds. “I experienced all of the staple symptoms of allergies — nasal congestion, watery eyes, sneezing, and itching.” Over the years, seasonal allergies have affected other areas of Verlander’s life. Before his wedding last May, Verlander’s fiancée (now wife), supermodel Kate Upton, […]
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season To Start Strong In NJ, Expert Says

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season To Start Strong In NJ, Expert Says

Pollen production tends to ramp up in the Northeast between April and May, right when flowers bloom and trees grow their leafs back, WeatherBug meteorologist Andrew Rosenthal said. Once those plants are done pollenating, grass allergies kick in, so when an allergy sufferer will feel it worst depends on what specifically they’re allergic to. After the initial burst of pollen in mid-April, Bielory expects pollen amounts to level out back to a typical season, saying New Jersey is in for a normal allergy season. Suffer from allergies and need some relief? Here are some tips, shared with Patch by Dr. Clifford Bassett of […]
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