New Year’s, Cedar Allergies, and Resolutions

New Year's, Cedar Allergies, and Resolutions _A new year is a fresh start, a clean slate, so why didn't old problems get the memo? For many, the new year kicks off a new struggle with allergies. The colder temperatures usually…

Gear Up for Fall Festivals

With the fall festival season right around the corner, it's time to hustle on getting your costumes and outdoor necessities together! For years AchooAllergy's marked the start of this time of year with an annual sale for your outdoor necessities,…

MERS, Microbes and My Growing Fear of People and the Bugs They Carry

I cannot deny, that the older I get, the more I become a bit of a germaphobe. It is not something I

Vogmask – New Allergy Masks

Since 2012, Vogmasks have offered a more stylish, comfortable way to block allergens, dust and air pollution. The original mask, the Classic Microfiber Vogmask, is lightweight, offers three layer filtration and comes in a variety of colors. After just a…

Out With the Snow, In With the Pollen!

Despite the wind and snow that has continually harassed much of the country this winter, for many areas of the country, spring is here! Personally, every year I definitively mark the start of spring here in Atlanta, and that day…

Fall Leaves and Allergies – How to Place Nice With the Neighbors

Over seven years ago, I decided it was time for a change. So, after spending two weeks on a road trip through the South and up the Atlantic coast I came to the conclusion that Atlanta seemed like a good…

Simple Way to Block Fall Allergens

With a noticeable chill in the air, fall is upon us, and soon many of us will be buried under that annual ritual called ‘falling leaves’.

Ragweed 2013 Forecast

Ok, so perhaps I'm being a bit dramatic when I wrote that title, but to be honest, the theme from Jaws was playing in my head. Still, the summer months are quickly winding down, and despite Mother Nature's insistence on…

Got Yardwork? Get a Mask

With Spring finally here, the many months of keeping up with my yard begins. From pressure washing away red clay and pollen to mowing and trimming, lawn care is one of those outdoor tasks that can really aggravate those with…

Asthma – Wearing a Mask While You Sleep?

People who suffer from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder), sleep apnea or other respiratory conditions have some familiarity with wearing a mask while sleeping. Perhaps not the most comfortable, these masks often help keep airways open or deliver concentrated oxygen…