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Atlanta Allergy Pollen Count for 02/25/2020: 1
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2020 Practice News

February

Glimpse of Spring? Trees Release Pollen Early

As often occurs in Atlanta and the southeast, we begin to get spurts of warmer temperatures leading up to Spring. These warmer temps encourage trees like Juniper, Elm, Birch, and Maple to release pollens that we normally do not see until the spring months. What does that mean for you?

FDA Approves First Peanut Allergy Drug for Children

On Friday, January 31st the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug for treatment of peanut allergy for children. Palforzia is indicated for children with peanut allergy to reduce the risk of severe allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure to peanuts.

January

Allergic to Grass Pollen? Now Is the Time to Discuss Treatment Options

If you are allergic to grass pollen, you might be a candidate for sublingual grass pollen tablets. January is the time to start this therapy in advance of the grass pollen season.

Tips for Combating Winter Allergies

If you are perpetually stuffy, have itchy eyes, and pressure in your head during winter, you might suffer from what is often called “winter allergies.” Because you are indoors more during the colder months often with little ventilation, you are exposed to indoor allergens like mold, dust mites, and animal dander.

December

It’s a New Year — Commit to Better Breathing

With the new year comes new opportunities for health goals and resolutions. For allergy and asthma sufferers, it's the perfect time to get the wheezing and sneezing under control and commit to better breathing in 2020!

It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot

Although the flu vaccine is recommended for most children and adults, it is especially important for anyone with respiratory issues, particularly our patients with asthma and chronic sinusitis.