Category Archives: Allergies

  • Allergy Season 411: Symptoms, Testing, Treatment


    As a parent, you should encourage your child to engage in free play outside with their friends. If you live in Central Texas, your child may suffer from allergies. Allergies should be taken seriously, 70-80% of school-aged children also have  allergies. in the Austin area, there is no relief from allergies. In other parts of the country, winter provides relief from allergies but in Austin the Mountain Cedar […]

  • Is Your Child Suffering from Allergies?

    Is your child suffering from allergies?

    Approximately 20% of children and adults suffer from allergies. An allergy is the body’s immune system reacting to environmental elements. In general, children are more sensitive to allergies than adults. The development of allergies is genetic; if a biological parent has allergies the child has a 75% chance of getting them. The most common allergies are to food, house dust mites, animal dander and pollen. These allergies can […]

  • Controlling Austin Allergies So Your Child Can Play Outside


    In today’s fight against childhood obesity, one of the most important components is to encourage children to be more active. “Being active” can simply mean playing, which children love to do. It’s in children’s nature to play, and it’s vital. But the most active play takes place outside… and playing outside can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for children who suffer from allergies. In Central Texas, the passage […]