Got hay fever? Actually, this annoying condition has little to do with hay or fever. It’s an old term that refers to the symptoms people experience when they have fall allergies or allergic rhinitis. The main culprits are ragweed and mold. “If your child reacts to these fall allergens, you may wish the season never […]
It may be vacation time for your children, but allergies and asthma always seem to be in season. Mary George, MSN, CNP, an allergy and immunology nurse practitioner, and Tracy Rife RN, BSN, AE-C, an asthma and easy breathing program coordinator, put together this test of your symptom management knowledge. They invite you to see if you are at […]
When it comes to asthma, hay fever and eczema, 2 is not company and 3 is definitely a crowd. Unfortunately, it’s common for children to develop one or more of these problems if they have a family history of any of these 3 conditions. In fact, since asthma, hay fever and eczema so commonly occur […]
After an especially harsh winter in Ohio, spring is finally here. Yet, all those pretty blooms can cause ugly problems for your child – in the form of springtime allergies.