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Dr Bassett on Everyday Health Answers ‘Questions to Ask Your Child’s Allergist’

By Mikel Theobald Everyday Health Finding a trusted allergist is essential to managing your child’s allergies. Knowing what to expect and what questions to ask during your appointment will get this all-important relationship started on the right foot. First, come prepared to give details and a thorough history of the symptoms, says Clifford W. Bassett, MD, medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Don’t rely on memory — write everything down. Get Prepared for the Appointment Here is some of what you may be asked: What […]

Dr Bassett on WSJ Live Discusses Summer Survival Tips for the Great Outdoors

The hint of warm weather is making many people itchy to get outside. But how can you avoid the pain that comes from allergies, tick bites and poison ivy? Dr. Clifford Bassett, medical director at Asthma and Allergy Care NY, has the answers on WSJ Live Lunch Break.
By |May 10th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, Seasonal Allergies, Wall Street Journal|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on WSJ Live Discusses Summer Survival Tips for the Great Outdoors

Allergy Season and the ‘Pollen Vortex’ Hits New York City – Dr Bassett Explains

Buckle up, allergy sufferers: the “pollen vortex” is on its way. New York City may have finally emerged from the polar vortex, but the end of sub-zero temperatures doesn’t mean the end of weather-related woes. In fact, health experts say, the unusually long winter has set the stage for a particularly rough spring allergy season throughout the Northeast. While low temperatures delayed the onset of pollen production for the city’s plants, the high levels of precipitation throughout the winter also left them “primed and ready to go,” explained allergist Clifford Bassett of the […]
By |May 8th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, am New York, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Allergy Season and the ‘Pollen Vortex’ Hits New York City – Dr Bassett Explains

Allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett joins TODAY to suggest tricks and techniques for treating itchy eyes and congestion this season.

Spring is in the air — literally. The “pollen vortex” is tormenting many of us already — and more sniffling, sneezing and itching misery is on the way. The allergy season this spring is expected to occur about 14 days earlier and last up to 30 days longer. And it’s prevalent throughout the U.S., with an estimated 12-14 percent of the population in every state affected by nasal […]
By |April 29th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, NBC New York, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett joins TODAY to suggest tricks and techniques for treating itchy eyes and congestion this season.

Are You Allergic To Exercise? Dr Bassett Explains on ABC News

ABC US News | ABC Business News It may sound like an excuse, but some people are actually allergic to exercise. This condition can trigger serious consequences that could land you in your hospital’s emergency room. Dr Clifford Bassett joins ABC News reporter to help explain this unusual situation.
By |April 25th, 2014|ABC News, Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Exercise-Induced Allergies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Allergic To Exercise? Dr Bassett Explains on ABC News

Dr Bassett on NBC Today to Discuss Elimination Diets

Here are some helpful tips and strategies when navigating the waters of food intolerance, namely, wheat, gluten and diary The prevalence of gluten sensitivity (non Celiac disease) is approximately 6% of the USA population (wheat allergy and Celiac disease around 1%) Study in journal BMC Medicine finds: “gluten may set up a reaction in your intestines and affect the immune system”, even present in those without Celiac disease. Research finds that gluten […]
By |April 19th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Food Allergies|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on NBC Today to Discuss Elimination Diets

Dr Bassett Gives Allergy Tips on Fox News !

Dr Bassett Gives Allergy Tips on Fox News !
By |April 17th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, FOX News|Comments Off on Dr Bassett Gives Allergy Tips on Fox News !

Dr Bassett on CBS News to Discuss How To Survive the Seasonal Allergy explosion

The buds on the trees and green grass sprouting on the ground are a welcome sight after a long and harsh winter. But for allergy sufferers this means months of impending misery: stuffed and inflamed sinuses, scratchy throats, itchy and watery eyes and a lot of sneezing. Unfortunately, experts say people with seasonal allergies are in for an especially rough ride this spring and […]
By |April 15th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on CBS News to Discuss How To Survive the Seasonal Allergy explosion

Dr Bassett on New 12 to Reveal Why Harsh a Winter Could Make for Worse Allergies

KEYC – Mankato News, Weather, Sports – The first signs of spring are here, but those buds on the trees bring pollen. Dr. Clifford Bassett says the wet weather this winter primed the trees and cold temperatures delayed the start of allergy season . “Now all of the tree pollen and the budding trees are ready to go and they are pollinating very aggressively. There is a pollen burst going on right now.” The biggest culprits this time of year are trees and grasses as well as mold. Experts say people with allergies should check pollen counts before heading out. “Pollen, […]
By |April 14th, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, CBS New York, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Dr Bassett on New 12 to Reveal Why Harsh a Winter Could Make for Worse Allergies

Dr Bassett discusses gadgets that will help give you some relief during allergy season

This is going to be another long allergy season due to the late cold, wet weather. Dr. Clifford Bassett has a couple of must-have items for allergy relief: air filter, hygrometer, Dyson vac, an app for locating the pollen count by zip code. Dr. Bassett also discussed how the best gadgets are low tech: sunglasses, a hat, nasal saline solution and avoiding foods such as hazelnut, almonds, apples, pears, kiwi during allergy season. In addition, Dr. Bassett weighed in on pollen filtering mask (like the one in Japan). Amazon will soon be carrying one.
By |April 3rd, 2014|Allergy News, Allergy Tips, Seasonal Allergies, WPIX|Comments Off on Dr Bassett discusses gadgets that will help give you some relief during allergy season