So you suffer from season or yearly allergies? End of summer and beginning of August begins our local Ragweed season here in Florida, and will linger into the fall around November. Today August 15, 2022, Ragweed is very high. Those who suffer from Ragweed experience symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, irritated eyes, and itchy throat.
Management and treatment of allergies can be treated with OTC antihistamines and other allergy medication. If you need more assistance to manage your symptoms then be sure to see you allergist or provider. For extreme allergies there is immunotherapy options are available such as allergy shots and tablets or pills.
What can you do?
Avoid pollen you are sensitive to and and check your local daily pollen count. There are a number of applications available such as the Weather Channel app, etc, keep your windows closed at all times at home and in the car, remember that pollen can be tracked into your home or on your clothes. Take your daily medication as prescribed.
For those who do not seek relieve with OTC treatment be sure to seek medical advise and referrals. Our providers at EasyCare can help you make an effective evaluation and treatment plan.