Seasonal Allergies

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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to Men’s Health – Yes, You Can Prevent Seasonal Allergies, and Here’s How

Dr. Bassett Contributes to Men’s Health – Yes, You Can Prevent Seasonal Allergies, and Here’s How

As the calendar inches toward spring, you might be enjoying the last few weeks of your life without seasonal allergy symptoms. But instead of just waiting for the sneezing, itching, and congestion to start all over again, here’s an idea: Use the tail end of winter to get ready for allergy season. As it turns out, there are plenty of things you can be doing right now to make allergy season more bearable. “In my practice, patients are instructed to go on allergy alert a few weeks before the season starts,” says Dr. Clifford Bassett, MD, author of The New Allergy Solution. Read […]
By |March 16th, 2018|Allergy Tips, Mens Fitness, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to Men’s Health – Yes, You Can Prevent Seasonal Allergies, and Here’s How
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    Dr. Bassett Contributes to CityLab – The Complete Guide to Fighting Seasonal Allergies Where You Live

Dr. Bassett Contributes to CityLab – The Complete Guide to Fighting Seasonal Allergies Where You Live

This year’s ranking of Spring Allergy Capitals is in, and it’s bad news yet again for allergy sufferers in the Southern half of the United States. Jackson, Mississippi, and Louisville, Kentucky, top the 2015 list of the “most challenging places to live with allergies,” published annually by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Oklahoma City, Memphis, and Knoxville round out the top five. What makes these cities especially allergenic? Each has its own unique cocktail of airborne allergens, of course. Tree pollen is a major culprit in seasonal allergies, and certain types of trees, such as mulberry and olive, […]
By |April 14th, 2015|Allergic Living, Allergy News, Allergy Tips, CityLab, Outdoor Allergies, Seasonal Allergies|Comments Off on Dr. Bassett Contributes to CityLab – The Complete Guide to Fighting Seasonal Allergies Where You Live

Allergic to Love?

Valentines Day is upon us.  This time of the year we all look forward to cuddling with the one we love. But there could be something standing in the way of that romantic rendezvous: allergies.  Millions of Americans suffer from a myriad of allergic conditions, such as food, seasonal and/or skin allergies. Being allergic to love may seem counterintuitive, but according to a recent study published in Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, allergy sufferers reported more problems with sleep and sexual activity than other groups. In fact, 83 percent of people with […]

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:

What is an allergist?

An allergist refers to a doctor that specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment as well as management of asthma and other disorders that are related to the immune system. To be an allergist, one must go through years of academic and professional training. That is, four years in college, four years in medical school, three years of residency training in pediatrics or internal medicine as well as a two to three year fellowship in pediatric and adult allergy and immunology. They must conclude with passing a difficult exam before they […]
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    Dr Bassett Advises Active Times on How to Treat Mosquito Bites

Dr Bassett Advises Active Times on How to Treat Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are a top threat in the summer months, and we’ve discussed how to prevent them, the best bug sprays and even natural repellents. But let’s face it. You are probably going to get bit at least once this summer. So what do you do when that itchy little red bump pops up? I chatted with allergist, Dr. Clifford Bassett and Dr. Jorge Parada, medical advisor National Pest Management Association (NPMA) to discuss first aid for bug bites. It’s good to note that when you first notice the bite, wash it with soap […]

Sex in the Garden, Blame those Male Plants!

“The allergy landscape is changing,” says allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett, who directs Allergy & Asthma Care of New York. Nationwide, pollen is increasing because plants are growing larger than they usually would. This is because of the increase in carbon dioxide and, in some areas, increased rainfall, he says. Pollen moves about best on hot, dry days, especially with some wind, says California horticulturist Thomas Leo Ogren. With warmer days and a longer pollen season, “I now often see landscape plants that used to bloom and produce pollen once a year … […]

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