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5 Solutions to Those Terrible Summertime Allergies

Beth E. Corn, MD, on Allergy Concerns: Part 1

Beth E. Corn, MD, Assistant Professor, Allergy & Immunology, Icahn School of Medicine, discusses the signs and symptoms of allergies caused by the summer pollens: tree pollen, grass pollen, ragweed and weed pollen. She recommends patients visit their doctor before the season begins to begin taking the appropriate medications which include the following:

1. antihistamine eye drops

2. nasal steroid sprays

3. antihistamine pills

4. nose sprays

5. leukotriene modifiers

 

Resources and References:

http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/beth-e-corn

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer11/articles/summer11pg20.html