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!…

New Dust Mite Vaccine on the Horizon?

Vaccines have often been the subject of potential treatments for allergies, and as we've discussed before, a UK firm, Circassia, has been through several stages of testing a vaccine for cat allergies. Research recently released by a team working at…

Off to Costa Rica! Allergy & Asthma Travel Tips

I am headed off to enjoy the sunshine, beach and rainforests of Costa Rica! We will be traveling to the Guanacaste region where it will be dry with little rain during this time of year. This is also means I…

Allergy Armor Ultra Sale!

If you've been meaning to try some of the best allergy bedding available, now is the time to save. For a limited time, all Allergy Armor pillow covers, mattress covers and duvet covers are 20% off. _As seen in Women's…

Popular Allergy Drug Clarinex Now Available as Generic

The popular allergy relief drug, Clarinex, will soon be available in a generic form. The active ingredient in Clarinex, desloratadine, has received FDA approval and is now offered in 5mg doses under the Mylan Pharmaceuticals label. _Desloratadine is an antihistimine…

FDA Approves Dymista – New Nasal Spray

On May 1st, the FDA approved a new seasonal allergy nasal spray, Dymista, for use in the U.S. Manufactured by Swedish pharmaceutical company Meda, Dymista is for children over the age of 12 and adults. It will be available by…

Choosing Wisely – Tips for Allergies & Asthma Treatment

In an effort to reduce waste and needless testing in healthcare, ‘Choose Wisely’ is a public health initiative recently launched by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Using ‘top five’ lists, the ‘Choose Wisely’ series presents some of the most…

AchooAllergy at the Atlanta Home Show

This weekend folks from around the metro area visited the Cobb Galleria to see some of the latest products and technologies from local and national companies offered at the Atlanta Home Show. AchooAllergy had a booth and showcased not only…

Dirty Schools, Dirty Lungs?

There have been countless studies done on how certain issues like lack of sleep, and even problems at home, can affect children and their performance in school. More recently, individual states and cities have been taking this a step further…

Holiday Allergy Conundrums

Deciding to implement allergen avoidance routines makes a huge difference in many allergy sufferers' lives. Certain measures are no-brainers: using allergy relief bedding, keeping pets out of the bedroom, putting air purifiers in bedrooms, and using a HEPA vacuum cleaner.…

AchooAllergy Adds Mulberry West Bedding

After researching and in-home testing Mulberry West bedding, we have decided to add this to our allergy bedding line up. Not only do the products themselves fit the needs of our customers, but they are also quality blankets and comforters…

Wool Allergies

As temperatures continue to drop, you may find yourself reaching for warmer clothes

Interior Brick Walls and Allergies

I'm in Cambridge visiting my sister who's in graduate school at Harvard. This is my first ‘real’ time being in the Boston area (I can't really count the three-hour stop I made here almost a decade ago) and I'm enjoying…

Allergy Free Hotel Rooms?

My family will be attending a conference in Jacksonville over this Labor Day weekend and staying at the Hyatt Regency there. While looking at the Hyatt website, I came across their offering of hypoallergenic rooms. Keeping allergen exposure to a…

Fighting Allergies with Food: Allergy Salad

Yesterday, in quick succession, I explored, joined, and became addicted to Pinterest, a ‘virtual pinboard,’ which lets users ‘organize and share all the beautiful things [they] find on the web.’ This morning I did a search for the term allergy…

Introducing Anti-Allergen Pet Shampoo

Nearly everyone loves their pets and no one wants to get rid of them after an allergy diagnosis. For this reason, many of our most popular products have to do with allergy relief from pet dander and pet saliva. There…

Peanut Allergy Triggered by Blood Transfusion

Children and adults with life-threatening allergies know all too well that precautions against an allergic reaction must be taken in every aspect of life. An extraordinary case of an allergic reaction related in the NY Times emphatically illustrates this point.…

My Favorite Allergy-Free Cleaning Products

_I do my best to maintain a clean home all year long, but when spring cleaning comes around, I often reassess my cleaning tools and methods. One thing I often review is my cleaning products. With young children and pets…

Top Three Spring and Summer Allergy Relief Products

The worst of spring allergies, at least here in Atlanta, is waning, along with the decrease in the yellow river of pollen we endure every year. But with summer coming up, now is a good time to prepare for the…

Spring Allergies, Eye Allergies, and Contact Lenses

When it comes to eye allergies, the misery of spring allergies can hit those who wear contact lenses especially hard, Medical News Today reports.’ Eye allergy symptoms include itchy and watery eyes, which accompany other allergy symptoms like sneezing, coughing,…