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By Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut
April 03, 2019
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Allergies don’t have to dictate what you can and can’t do. Get them under control now!allergies

From visiting a friend’s house that is overrun with pets to just trying to enjoy the beautiful outdoors on a pollen-heavy day, there are so many reasons why your allergy symptoms might be acting up. Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut, your allergist in Branford, CT, can tell you some of the most common allergy symptoms and what you can do to make life with allergies a bit easier on yourself.

Pinpoint Your Triggers

The next time your allergies flare up, make note of what’s around you or what activities you were doing (e.g. vacuuming; gardening). Write down any patterns you notice and discuss them with your allergist to figure out what could be to blame for your allergies. Knowing what triggers your symptoms will help you avoid them altogether.

Make Changes to Your Home

It’s always a great idea to chat with your ear, nose and throat doctor about how to reduce your allergy symptoms from the comfort of your own home. After all, your home should be a comfortable abode not an allergy-riddled lair. If Fido has you sneezing, make sure he gets weekly baths and designate certain rooms as being pet-free (particularly bedrooms). Choose a HEPA-filter air conditioner that will filter out pollen and other outdoor allergens. Keep windows closed, particularly on windy days and make sure to keep all surfaces and furniture dusted and clean.

Consider Your Treatment Options

While you can certainly make a lot of lifestyle changes to improve your allergy symptoms, in most cases you may also require medication to help keep your allergies under control. You may find the proper relief through over-the-counter nasal sprays and other medications, while those with more moderate or serious allergy symptoms will want to turn to their ENT doctor to find out what prescription medication could control your allergies (or whether allergy shots are the best option).

Whether you have questions about managing your allergy symptoms or you want to find out what medication is right for you, give your allergist a call today if your allergies are becoming difficult to tackle on your own. Finding the right allergy relief is just a phone call away.

By Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut
April 03, 2019
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Welcome to the Blog of Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut

Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut would like to welcome you to our blog. Here you will find informative and useful postings about otolaryngology and our practice.

At Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut we believe that educated patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and wellbeing.  Our blog was designed to provide you with valuable ear, nose and throat information, the latest otolaryngology developments and health advice from our dedicated team. 

Shoreline Allergy of Connecticut hopes you find our blog to be a great resource for keeping up to date with proper otolaryngology care and treatments.

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