Allergy Proof Your Bedroom – Step 1: Encase Your Bedding

Allergies, asthma, COPD. These three common respiratory problems can all cause problems while we sleep. While these conditions in an of themselves are the mechanism, the actual culprit triggering them is often found in your bedding – dust mites. These…

Mask Breathability and Heat While Exercising

We field a pretty wide variety of allergy mask questions, regularly, but there are two I wanted to go over today. The first is, do cold weather masks help? The second question generally revolves around mask breathability, particularly with regard…

2015 Fall Allergy Tips – Halloween

With October quickly drawing to a close, there are a few news and notes worth mentioning. For people with allergies and asthma, ragweed is wreaking havoc, particularly in the south. Drier conditions have helped to create an ideal situation for…

Check Your Filters – Spring To-Do List

Spring allergy season is in full swing. How do I know this, you ask? Easy. When the sneezing around the office sounds like a veritable spring symphony. When the tissue box is always empty. When the gunk coming out of…

Spring Allergies Arrive… Just in Time for Easter!

As the weather begins to warm again, that most joyous time of year is nearly upon us – spring! Sunshine, warm temperatures, daffodils, and blooming plants of all varieties. It’s official, spring allergies arrive… and just in time for Easter!…

Ask an Allergist – Dr. Mardiney – Spring 2015

Though we’ve taken a bit of a hiatus, our favorite allergist, Dr. Mardiney, is back to answer some of your allergy and asthma related questions. Up today for Ask an Allergist are some questions regarding hidden allergens and triggers in…

It’s Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

It's been creeping up on us for several weeks now. Scattered reports coming in from across the country, the midwest, the northeast… It continues it slow but steady march across the nation. We've tried to push it to the back…

Keep It Dry and Eliminate Mold This Summer

Summer time is one of the best times of the year (along with spring, fall and winter)! It's the time when we often take trips to the lake, the pool, and anywhere where the sun is warm and worries are…

Details, Details! Humidity, Ice Cream & Friday

As we focus on providing you the tools and resources you need to take control of your indoor environment and reduce symptoms from allergies, asthma or MCS, there is often a focus on large products. This time of year, as…

Ask an Allergist – Dr. Mardiney (Round Two)

As the latest addition in our Ask an Allergist series, we tackle the development of a pet allergy as well as the tricky question of whether or not you can be allergic to dust but not dust mites. If you…