5 Ways to Keep Sinuses Healthy in the Winter

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While most Houston allergies are at bay in the winter, our sinuses still take a beating. Cold weather stimulates nerves within the nasal cavities. This cause swelling, congestion, and mucous production in an attempt to maintain warm and humid airflow. With Houston’s varying winter temperatures, our sinuses can get pretty confused. Some allergens are still…

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How do Houston allergies affect sinuses?

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Houston allergies are intense. We have some of the highest pollen counts in the nation. This includes tree pollens in the Spring, grass pollens in the Summer, and weed pollens in the Fall. Our short Winter season means we see early Spring allergy symptoms without much of a break from Fall allergies.   When you’re…

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May Allergies in Houston

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New month, new potential seasonal allergies in Houston. Historically nearly everything is active in May, some allergens more than others. Remember to shower after extended time outside, do regular nasal washes and take your allergy meds. If you’re ready to break the cycle of seasonal allergies, we can help! Through a consultation, allergy testing and…

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April Allergies in Houston

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Get your antihistamines ready, April is a doozy for allergies in Houston! We’re already seeing record high pollen levels this spring and April is going to live up to the expectations March set. It’s not that anything is particularly heavy this month, it’s just that everything is pollinating at once. Seasonal allergies can lead to…

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March Allergies in Houston

We all know allergens in Houston are active nearly year round. If there had to be one month where they all get together for a giant allergen party it’s March (though May is a close second). If you’ve had an allergy test you know which allergens your body finds offensive. If they’re on the March…

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Houston Texas Freeze and Your Sinuses

Your Sinuses Home heat has a tendency to dry everything out. Have you noticed more static electricity? It’s partially due to the heat in your home. The heat can also dry out your sinuses and skin. The increased cold temperatures can trigger rhinitis (runny nose) and cough.   The back and forth cold and hot…

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February 2021 Houston Allergies

February Allergies in Houston are sort of the ramp up to full on spring allergy season. Our weather greatly determines what blooms when. Sometimes we have an early spring, sometimes we have a late spring. Here’s what you can expect from February allergens.

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November Allergies in Houston

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Ragweed still reigns supreme this month for Houston seasonal allergies! A few others have joined the party like cedar, aster and pine. Remember if your allergy test showed you are sensitive to any of these allergens it’s important to take some extra precautions to help protect yourself. shower before bed wash sheets regularly change AC…

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October Allergens in Houston

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October throws us into full blown fall allergies. Ragweed and Elm are the top culpurates for allergy symptoms this month. Ascomycetes and Cladosporium mold spores are also predominant. Good news is as it gets colder (and somewhat dryer) the mold spores will lessen. Remember to shower before bed and wash sheets often. If you take…

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September Allergens in Houston

Somehow it’s already September and that means the start of fall allergy season here in Houston. We’ve created this handy allergy guide to let you know which allergens are most active this month. If you’re ready to say goodbye to the effects of seasonal allergies, give us a call at 346-413-9313!

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