seasonal allergies

5 Tips for Allergy Sufferers

For millions of American children, the beauty of the blooming flowers, the budding trees, and the warm breezes comes with a price — itchy, watery eyes, runny noses, headaches, and fatigue. And even in this last week of May, I can still see a greek coating of pollen on my car every morning. The best way to combat […]

Should You Take Claritin or Zyrtec?

Deciding what to do about seasonal allergies can be confusing. There are several over the counter options now, and many of us are left wondering which to take or to give to our kids. What are the available options? Claritin (loratadine) Allegra (fexofenadine) Zyrtec (cetirizine) Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Benadryl is your classic antihistamine, and it works […]

6 Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers

If you suffer from allergies or someone in your household does, a good vacuum is a must. You don’t want a vacuum that is spewing everything you are allergic to back into your home. Also read: 6 Tips for an Allergy-Free Home So we went to Consumer Reports’ for their 6 best picks. They measured emissions and which keep […]

6 Tips to Allergy-Proofing Your Home

It’s springtime, if your allergies act up when you’re outside, you might tend to stay indoors. No one wants to be allergic to their home, but that could be what’s happening. If you find yourself sneezing, congested or experiencing other symptoms while sitting in your own home you may want to consider these tips for […]