Keeping Allergies under Control

By Allergy News
In Featured
Oct 9th, 2013

CBS PittsburghDr. Deborah Gentile has recently shared some simple tips on how to keep allergies under control this autumn season. She highlighted using nasal steroids and antihistamines before going out as simple ways to help ease the discomfort caused by mold in the air.

This article was published on the CBS Pittsburgh web page:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Autumn can be a rough time for allergy sufferers.

If you’re one of them, there are some simple steps that you can take to keep your allergies under control and those steps start right in your own home.

A rainy summer means a miserable fall for some allergy sufferers because of mold.

With the rain we had over the summer, we saw persistently higher levels than usual.

“Typically, it peaks the first, second week in October. And it’s pretty much gone by the time we get the first frost,” Dr. Deborah Gentile said.

Anywhere there is decaying plant matter, for example, dead leaves or compost, you will have mold. You may not see it, but it’s in the air all around you.

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