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22 02, 2013

Attention people with Allergies

2013-04-01T14:14:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2013|

SXSW is coming and you are going to want to be outside, or Spring break is rapidly approaching and it is time to get out and enjoy beautiful Austin Texas. As we approach spring there are a few things to keep in mind for Allergy sufferers.  Tree pollen is about to explode with the leading candidate being [...]

13 02, 2013

Why are my allergies acting up even though I am using over the counter antihistamines?

2013-04-01T14:14:50+00:00 February 13th, 2013|

For allergy sufferers the longstanding treatment with medications like Benadryl, Allegra, Claritin or Zyrtec, to name a few, seem to work well in folks with mild to moderate symptoms in the beginning.  These treatments are no longer doing the trick due to tachyphylaxis.  This is a medical term that essentially means tolerance, in which some medications either [...]