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Allergies are directly linked to several ENT disorders including sinusitis, congestion, and hayfever. Learn how allergies affect ENT disorders as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

Complications of Poorly Treated Allergies
Poorly managed allergy symptoms not only decrease your quality of life but can lead to other health problems.

Do Allergy Shots Really Work?
Allergy shots take a great deal of time and have risks. What you need to know when deciding on allergy shots.

All About Loratadine (Claritin)
Loratadine (brand name Claritin) is a medication used to treat various allergies. Loratadine is an antihistamine but unlike many other antihistamines it usually does not make you drowsy.

What Causes Hay Fever?
Hay fever is another name for allergic rhinitis, a condition caused by pollen allergies, it includes multiple different symptoms and can be difficult to treat.

How To Detect An Allergen and Remove It From Your Home
An allergen is a substance that causes an allergic reaction, (in some individuals). Some examples of common allergens are dust mites, cat dander and pollen. Sometimes individuals can have severe allergic reactions to these substances that can lead to breathing problems and even death. More often they causes bothersome symptoms such as asthma,...

Diagnosing and Treating Seasonal Allergies
Seasonal Allergies, or hayfever, affect more than 35 million people in the United States. Seasonal Allergies can impact your sleep and wake cycle, your moods, and cognition. Find out how you can treat and diagnose seasonal allergies.

Signs & Symptoms of Allergies

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
Learn about asthma, food allergies, rhinitis and sinusitis, skin allergies and more.

Causes of Sinusitis: Allergies
Sinusitis can be a complication of untreated or difficult to treat allergies. Additionally, allergies and chronic sinusitis are often confused and misdiagnosed. Many patients mistakenly believe they have allergies when they are actually suffering from sinusitis.

Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia: Allergies
This comprehensive article covers signs and symptoms of allergies, causes, treatment, and tests to diagnose allergies.

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America
An educational website which provides allergy education, research and advocacy. Find a support group or health professional in your area.

The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Learn more about the relationship between allergies and sinusitis.

Coping With Nasal Allergies
Millions of people suffer from nasal allergies which can be caused by many things including pets, mold, and pollen. Find out how you can treat and cope with your symptoms.

What is an Allergen?
Allergens are the substances that cause an allergic reaction. Common allergens include dust mites, pollen and pet dander.

Everything You Need to Know About Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic rhinitis is a term used to describe nasal allergies or hayfever. It causes specific symptoms in the nose and sinus cavities.

What is Dymista (azelastine and fluticasone)?
Dymista (azelastine and fluticasone) is a combination nasal spray containing two medications which work to decrease the symptoms of allergies.

What is Analphylaxis
Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction which involves the entire body and can cause life threatening symptoms.

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
An allergic reaction to aerosolized fungal particles is a cause of chronic sinusitis.

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