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March 21, 2016
by Dr. Jeana S. Bush
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Central Georgia’s Mild Winter Brings Spring Allergy Symptoms

Our mild winter means trouble for Central Georgians who suffer from allergies. The lack of cold weather means the plants pollinated earlier this year, and a rainy spring will mean faster plant growth and higher mold counts. Those with pollen … Continue reading

February 22, 2016
by Dr. Jeana S. Bush
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Spring Allergies: Don’t Let Them Ruin Your Cherry Blossom Festival This Year!

Spring can be one of the worst times of year for allergy sufferers due to warm, wet weather and high tree pollen counts. Pollen allergy leads to sneezing, itching, watery eyes, drippy noses, congestion, coughing and wheezing. Many allergy sufferers choose … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
by Dr. John Overholt
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Why Can’t I Give My Allergy Shots At Home?

  Immunotherapy should be administered in a setting that permits the prompt recognition and management of adverse reactions. The preferred location for such administration is the prescribing physician’s office. However, patients can receive immunotherapy injections at another health care facility … Continue reading

September 4, 2015
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Fall Allergies

Do you have a cold that lasts most of the fall? Are your eyes itchy, does your nose get stuffy and runny, or do you just feel plain exhausted? If so, you may have fall allergies. During the fall the … Continue reading

June 3, 2015
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Summertime allergies

Spring is over. Summer is here! For many people with springtime allergies, this is a relief. Unfortunately, the summer offers allergy issues of its own. While tree pollen is mostly gone, grass pollen is here and can cause all the … Continue reading

May 19, 2015
by Dr. John Overholt
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Should Children With Asthma Be Tested For Peanut Allergy?

During the recent American Thoracic Society meeting a study was presented that has caused a bit of a stir in the press. Headlines have included: “Many children with asthma have reaction to peanuts but don’t know it,” “The connection between … Continue reading

September 4, 2014
by Dr. John Overholt
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Ragweed Allergy and the New Ragweed Tablet

Fall in Tennessee means ragweed pollen season is upon us. Next to tree pollen in the springtime, ragweed is the outdoor allergen that causes the most acute misery in our area. Treatment options for ragweed allergy, just like other allergies, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Back to School with Food Allergies

It’s that time of year again, when we pack our children’s backpacks and start a new school year. For parents of children with food allergies it can be a particularly stressful time, as they worry about their children having a … Continue reading