Indoor Allergies

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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 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, […]
By |March 30th, 2018|Everyday Health, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Everyday Health – Justin Verlander’s Top Tips for Allergy Relief
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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 […]
By |March 30th, 2018|Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies, Patch.com|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Patch.com – Allergy Season To Start Strong In NJ, Expert Says
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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
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health – 7 Common Allergens You Should Know About

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health – 7 Common Allergens You Should Know About

Have you ever tried holding plank position with a runny nose? Seriously, it’s the worst. And that’s just one of the many reasons why allergy season is straight-up painful. Even if you hibernate on high-pollen days, common allergens might be lurking around your house, causing red eyes and snot galore. The best defense? A good offense. To prep your body to fight off symptoms faster and more effectively, experts recommend starting allergy medication (OTC or Rx) two weeks before you expect seasonal misery to kick in. Read More: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/g19484180/common-allergens/
By |March 20th, 2018|Allergy Tips, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies, Women's Health|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Women’s Health – 7 Common Allergens You Should Know About
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life

If you have seasonal allergies, you know they can be a life ruiner—especially the pollen allergy symptoms. All the sneezing, wheezing, and sinus headaches can completely change your view of summer. Outdoor run? PASS. Drinks outside? Can we not? And even when you try to be careful, sometimes the symptoms will wreak havoc on your life anyway. During allergy season, pollen spores float through the air and can get all over your body, including in your eyes, Clifford W. Bassett, M.D., founder and medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, tells SELF. He recommends investing in a pair […]
By |July 21st, 2017|Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies, Self|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Self – 10 Little Ways to Keep Allergies From Ruining Your Life
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time

Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time

A new study suggests many kids with severe, potentially deadly allergies are not getting the medication they need right away. Maya Alony never leaves her house without her EpiPen. “My main allergies are peanuts, nuts, avocado and cherries,” Alony said, “those are my like deathly allergies.” The 18-year-old has had several life threatening reactions known as anaphylaxis and has had to inject herself. “I was like 15, so I was really scared,” Alony said. Read More: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/07/12/study-kids-allergies-medication/
By |July 13th, 2017|CBS News, Indoor Allergies, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to CBS News – Study Suggests Kids With Severe Allergies Not Getting Medication In Time

Pet Allergies

Pet allergies refer to the body’s allergic reaction to animal proteins that may be present in the saliva, skin cells or urine. In most cases, this kind of allergy is triggered by exposure to pet dander. Generally, any animal with fur like dogs, horses, cats and rodents can cause an allergic reaction. There are several treatments available, including immunotherapy (allergy shots or drops)  to help those who are pet allergic live happily with their pets. Symptoms of pet allergies Pet allergies present several symptoms that include the following: Runny nose Sneezing Itchy, watery or […]

9 Ways To Have Allergy-Free Holidays

In this helpful Fox News article, Dr. Bassett breaks down the  9 Ways To Have Allergy-Free Holidays.  You should be sure to read it carefully and more importantly, take action on these tips to ensure the minimization of allergy triggers for you and family and friends who come to visit!  Read the article.
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    Earlier, Longer Allergy Season Coming: Inside The Pollen Tsunami

Earlier, Longer Allergy Season Coming: Inside The Pollen Tsunami

Dr. Cliff Bassett told CBS2’s Cindy Hsu things are changing; allergy seasons are starting weeks earlier and they’re sticking around, “Longer allergy seasons because of climate change and global warming, we know it’s a pollen tsunami.” Watch Dr. Bassett on CBS New York: