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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/
By |April 11th, 2018|Outdoor Allergies, Reader's Digest|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – This Is How You Can 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/
By |April 11th, 2018|Outdoor Allergies, Reader's Digest|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Reader’s Digest – 10 New Solutions for Seasonal Allergies You Haven’t Heard of Yet
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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
By |April 11th, 2018|Newsweek, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Newsweek – Allergy Season 2018: Starting Earlier, Lasting Longer
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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 Allergic Living – Can Stress Trigger Asthma Symptoms?

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – Can Stress Trigger Asthma Symptoms?

Q: I have moderate asthma and work in a busy accounting department. As we get into a stressful tax period, I’m finding my asthma worsens. Despite using a daily steroid inhaler, I also have to use my puffer to stop breathing difficulty two or three times a week. Can stress play a role in asthma? How do I get this under control? Dr. Bassett: Stress is a known trigger for asthma. In fact, in a study out in the U.K., almost two-thirds of people with asthma surveyed reported stress was an asthma trigger for them. Read More: https://www.allergicliving.com/experts/can-stress-trigger-asthma-symptoms/
By |November 14th, 2017|Allergic Living, Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Allergic Living – Can Stress Trigger Asthma Symptoms?
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to simplemost.com – We’re Entering An Extra Miserable Allergy Season This Fall

Dr. Bassett Contributes to simplemost.com – We’re Entering An Extra Miserable Allergy Season This Fall

Most people associate seasonal allergies with springtime. But fall can feel just as miserable for people who suffer from itchy eyes, sneezing and wheezing. And health experts say this fall allergy season could be a particular doozy for the more than 50 million allergy sufferers out there. Summer weather conditions and continuing warm temperatures into September have led to what doctors call a “perfect storm” for a difficult allergy season. “What we are seeing with this warmer weather pattern is that we are headed for a bumper crop of molds,” Dr. Clifford Bassett, an allergist and assistant clinical professor at New York […]
By |October 10th, 2017|Allergy Tips, Outdoor Allergies, Simplemost|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to simplemost.com – We’re Entering An Extra Miserable Allergy Season This Fall