Relieve Allergy Blog

Skin Diseases That Worsen During The Summer

Summer usually distresses our skin as hot weather can cause unwanted damage to the skin cells. Major skin changes are expected to occur in the summertime as a result of the seasonal transition, including the production of greater quantities of sebum (oil), sweat, and melanin (a pigment that tans the skin). In addition, because the [...]

2017-07-27T16:51:17+00:00July 27th, 2017|

Seasonal Allergies or Something Else?

Living in the Phoenix area has a unique set of allergic reactions; air quality, dust, and things that seem to bloom all year around. This doesn’t necessarily make them season allergies, but another condition called non-allergic rhinitis. This has many of the same symptoms of seasonal allergies, which makes is interesting to diagnose. Seasonal allergies [...]

2017-06-06T23:49:25+00:00June 6th, 2017|

Bee Stings And How To Be Prepared

On a fairly regular basis you will see stories on the news about bees. Another attack, and a person is stung dozens and in some cases hundreds of times. If you have never been stung before or you know you have an allergy from bee stings, this could be perplexing. Aren’t bees supposed to leave [...]

2017-06-06T23:34:08+00:00May 9th, 2017|

A New Allergy Clinic for the Northeast Valley

It’s with great excitement that I welcome you to my new practice, Relieve Allergy Asthma & Hives, which officially opened and began seeing patients on March 27. I wanted to write a welcome and tell you a bit about myself and the practice. I have degrees in biochemistry and biology, as well as a PhD [...]

2017-06-06T23:24:06+00:00April 1st, 2017|

Is It a Cold or the Flu? Here’s How You Can Tell.

When you wake up sneezing, coughing, and have that achy, feverish, can't move a muscle feeling, how do you know whether you have cold symptoms or the flu? It's important to know the difference between flu and cold symptoms. A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you [...]

2017-01-26T17:23:37+00:00January 26th, 2017|

Health Tip: Is Your Asthma Getting Worse?

he U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute mentions these potential signs that asthma is getting worse: Your symptoms become more severe or occur more frequently. Or they affect you more at night and interfere with sleep. Symptoms are causing you to restrict usual activities or miss school or work. Your peak flow number has [...]

2017-01-26T17:25:09+00:00January 15th, 2017|

Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?

People with the syndrome experience uncomfortable sensations and strong urges to move their legs, which can be painful and disrupt sleep, according to Dr. William Ondo. He is director of the Movement Disorders Clinic at Houston Methodist Hospital. Nearly 12 million people in the United States have restless legs syndrome, according to the American Sleep [...]

2017-01-26T17:26:10+00:00January 5th, 2017|