Don't Sneeze at Allergy Relief

For many of us, our allergies are not seasonal. One of us has attacks of pressure urticaria (deep hives) year-round and, after about a half hour of torture, finds relieffrom a non-sedating antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Claritin.

But for many of us, our allergies are seasonal. Our son Matthew has hada bad case of hayfever that made him miserable. Heopted forimmunotherapy (better known as "shots") which has eased the allergy.

There are a number of different options for treating allergies today. Read on below.

Barbara K. Hecht, Ph.D.
Frederick Hecht, M.D.
Medical Editors,

Itching for Some Allergy Relief?
by Michelle Meadows

Pollen grains from trees, grasses and weeds can float through the air in spring, summer or fall. But along with staying on mission to fertilize plants and tree flowers, pollen particles often end up in our noses, eyes, ears and mouths. The result can be sneezing spells, watery eyes, congestion and an itchy throat.