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Dr. Bassett on HealthiNation – Steroid Nasal Sprays: The Effective Allergy Treatment You Might Not Be Using

Given the option, many people might choose an oral pill over other forms of medications, like shots and sprays. It’s no surprise that many people with seasonal allergies choose oral antihistamines to minimize allergic reactions: Oral meds are mess-free and easily portable—and admittedly the least intimidating. That said, you may be missing out if you’re choosing oral antihistamines and skipping the steroid nasal spray. “Nasal steroid sprays are probably the most effective treatment we have for seasonal allergies,” says Clifford Bassett, MD, allergist at NYU Langone Health. “They’re effective because they work on the nose symptoms: sneezing, runny nose, itchiness, […]
By |May 11th, 2018|HealthiNation|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett on HealthiNation – Steroid Nasal Sprays: The Effective Allergy Treatment You Might Not Be Using
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to HealthiNation – Is It a Cold or Seasonal Allergies? Key Ways to Tell the Difference

Dr. Bassett Contributes to HealthiNation – Is It a Cold or Seasonal Allergies? Key Ways to Tell the Difference

Achoo! You’re sneezing uncontrollably, your nose is running like a faucet, and you feel, just … blah. These icky symptoms keep rearing their ugly head, which leaves you scratching yours, wondering: Why do I keep catching colds …. or, wait, could I have seasonal allergies? Colds and allergies can share similar symptoms, like runny nose, sneezing, and fatigue, but they’re actually very different conditions. Here’s how to tell the difference between a cold and an allergy, so you can get the proper treatment and get rid of those symptoms for good. Read More: https://www.healthination.com/health/cold-vs-allergy-symptoms
By |March 20th, 2018|Allergy Tips, HealthiNation, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to HealthiNation – Is It a Cold or Seasonal Allergies? Key Ways to Tell the Difference