Houston ENT and Allergy Blog

Houston Allergy Forecast and the Impact on It's Residents

By:
Patricia Leonard, MD
June 07, 2017
March 13, 2019 07:58 AM
allergy treatment, allergies

Atlanta may top the list for worst allergy cities in the U.S., but Houston made the top 20 for the second year running, according to WebMD. For Houston area residents that means that winter, spring, summer, and fall can be miserable if you’re one of the region’s allergy sufferers.… Read More

When Should You See Your Allergist?

If you suffer from asthma or allergies, you probably have a good idea of when you need to see your allergist or ENT specialist. However, if you’ve just noticed allergy symptoms for the first time, you may need know when it’s necessary to see a doctor or when you can let the symptoms pass on their own. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Sugar Land, we’ve treated many patients who were suffering from major allergic symptoms, as well as those who were battling asthma and allergies for the first time. In this blog, we’ll cover some of the reasons why you should see an allergy specialist, and which situations are more serious than others.… Read More

Are Your Kids Coming Home with Colds?

The winter season is nearly over, and even though Houston doesn’t experience the frigid temperatures of other parts of the country, people still suffer from cold and flu symptoms that make their way around offices and schools. One common source of the common cold is catching it from your child when they bring it home from school. Kids share a lot of things at school, and aren’t always the best at washing their hands, and germs can easily be swapped between classmates. If you’re suffering from symptoms of sinusitis or rhinitis, make an appointment with our ENT clinic in Kingwood today.… Read More

Schedule Your ENT Treatment Appointment This Winter

This time of year is often extremely busy, filled with school activities, office parties, and family celebrations. Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, your attention turns to December and all that the final month of the year holds. If you’re sensing the first signs of the sniffles, or you’ve been battling sinus problems for a few weeks, it’s important to schedule an appointment with an ENT specialist before the hubbub of the holiday season truly begins. If you’re a someone who wants to enjoy his or her winter break from work or school, making a visit to your ENT doctor can mean the difference between a merry holiday and a miserable one.… Read More

Avoid Allergies This Halloween

October is now here, and that means every boy and girl will be thinking about what they want to dress up as for Halloween. Mom and dad may also be planning on dressing up, and getting the entire family involved can make the holiday that much more fun. However, if you're allergic to certain foods, materials, or odors, Halloween might not be your favorite holiday. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Pearland, we can make sure you have a fun and safe time, no matter if you're trick or treating or attending a neighborhood party.… Read More

Subcutaneous and Sublingual Immunotherapy

If you're an allergy sufferer, you have to be constantly vigilant about taking any prescribed medications or visiting your ENT specialists for regular allergy injections. Depending on the severity of your allergies, you may have to visit an ENT doctor once a week, but with new breakthroughs in allergy treatment, that frequency can hopefully be reduced. At our Southeast Houston clinic, we offer effective treatment for a number of allergies. In this blog, we're going to discuss the difference between subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy.… Read More

Is Your Hay Fever Acting Up?

It's nearing the end of September, and the arrival of fall often means an increase in allergy symptoms for those who suffer from "hay fever." We've spoken about it before, but seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) is something that shouldn't be left alone for too long. If you don't suffer from it, it most likely doesn't concern you that much, but you most likely know someone who does battle it every fall. With the increased amount of ragweed pollen and other allergens in the Texas air this time of year, symptoms can flare up and people can have a hard time getting through each day without coughing, sneezing, and constantly wiping their eyes.… Read More

Sinusitis, Allergies, or a Common Cold?

As an ENT clinic in Houston, we see and treat patients with all kinds of conditions. It can happen that a patient believes they're suffering from one condition, but in reality, it turns out something else is the source of the problem. One example is a patient who is suffering from a sinus headache. They may feel that sinusitis is to blame when it's actually an allergic reaction that's behind their sinus pain. Before we begin any ENT treatment, we want to be sure what the cause of the problem truly is.… Read More

Schedule an ENT Appointment Before School Starts

No matter who you are or what age you are, allergies, sinus issues, and hearing problems can greatly impact your everyday life. This is especially significant in students who are trying to focus during class, but can't seem to pay attention because their eyes are burning, their nose is plugged, or they can't hear what the teacher or professor is saying. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Sugar Land, we can provide you with exceptional treatment before school starts for the year.… Read More

Enjoy Summer with Allergy Treatment from Our ENT Clinic

If you experience seasonal allergies during the spring and summer, it can be difficult to do the things you love with family and friends. Spring and summer in Houston consist of many outdoor activities, but if you have constant reactions to pollen and other outdoor allergens, it can be difficult to be outside for long periods of time. At our ENT clinic in Southeast Houston, we can provide effective allergy treatment and help you enjoy your summer.… Read More

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