Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis-Hay Fever Seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) affects more than 35 million Americans. If you suffer from it, you may experience sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose, and itchiness in your nose, the roof of your mouth, throat, eyes, or ears. These allergic reactions are most commonly caused by pollen and mold [...]
Stick or Treat Halloween is just around the corner, and with it comes candy pouring into our homes. Candy from work, school, neighbors…it’s everywhere. According to Monmouth University, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are America’s favorite candy. Snickers, M&M’s, Hershey bars and candy corn were close behind. Since the top food allergens likely to cause anaphylaxis [...]
Scottsdale Award Program Honors the Achievement SCOTTSDALE September 23, 2019 — Relieve Allergy Asthma & Hives has been selected for 2019 Best of Scottsdale Award in the Allergist category by the Scottsdale Award Program. Each year, the Scottsdale Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and [...]
Back to School School is back in session, and something a parent of an allergy child might be wondering is how to keep them safe at school. There are so many opportunities for the wrong substance to fall into their hands, so how do we prepare our children to know what to do if that [...]
Wildfires in the Desert To really understand something, it helps to look through the eyes of an expert. Someone who has experienced it first-hand and can describe how it looks, feels, smells… Adam is a Phoenix firefighter who is dedicated to his job, and to his community. He’s very experienced in fighting both structure fires [...]
Summer in the Desert Summer allergies got you down? Arizona is a giant oven that bakes your sinuses and blows around the grass and tree pollen, making allergy and asthma sufferers miserable. Right now, the air quality is especially dangerous with the Woodbury Fire burning in the Superstition Mountains. The smoke isn’t too much of [...]
Let’s talk about allergy shots. These are for people afflicted by seasonal, indoor, and insect sting allergies, and they’re available to help those of all ages. What Are They? Allergy shots are a form of allergy immunotherapy, which means treating or preventing a disease with the substance that create an immune response. This treatment does [...]
"We always have people asking, "What is the green tree with the yellow leaves?" said Dr. Wendt. "That's the palo verde tree and one of the Valley's most common allergy culprits." Here are a few of Dr. Wendt's answers to commonly asked questions regarding seasonal allergies...