Spring allergies are here!

Are you suffering from stuffy nose, runny nose, sneezing, postnasal drip or itchy eyes? It might be spring allergies. This is the time of the year when grasses and trees are in bloom, making people with allergic rhinitis miserable. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options. Allergy medications include antihistamines (Benadryl, Zyrtec, Allegra, Claritin), nasal steroids (Flonase, Nasacort, Nasonex), nasal antihistamines (Astelin, Astepro, Patanase), leukotriene inhibitors (Singulair), and eye drops (Zaditor, Pataday). Many patients get significant relief using one or more of these medications, but what happens when medications just aren’t working? There are options. When patients seek care from a [...]