Allergy season means suffering for millions of Americans. Are there different culprits in spring, summer and fall? How can you determine the cause of sneezing or wheezing reactions, and then what should be done to alleviate the misery?
Antihistamines can be helpful in many cases, but discontinuing abruptly might trigger a withdrawal syndrome. Learn about the best options for treating allergies and asthma, including controlling environmental triggers.
This Week’s Guest:
David Peden, MD, MS, is Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, and Microbiology/Immunology. He is chief of the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Disease, and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics. He is Director of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma & Lung Biology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Medicine.
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