Entries by Family Allergy

5 Spring Cleaning Tips to Ease Allergies

The first official day of spring is just a few weeks away. However, tree pollen can start appearing in pollen counts as early as February in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. Once pollen begins to bloom, those with allergies may begin to experience sneezing, itching, and other allergy symptoms. Later in the spring grass pollen will

How to Prepare for Spring Allergies Now

During this time of year, weather throughout Kentucky and Indiana change daily. As temperatures reach above 50 degrees, plants begin to bloom and release pollen into the air. Those with seasonal spring allergies will usually start to see symptoms in early March and last through May. It’s important to start preparing for allergies now before pollen

Flooding, Mold, and Your Allergies

Mold growth after a flood is harmful to those with mold allergies. As the floodwaters have started to recede, clean up from the recent flooding has begun across the region. Mold is a common occurrence in damps areas of the home like the basement or a bathroom. After a flood, flooded homes and cars must

Dr. James Sublett Weighs in on Air Purifiers with Time

“Should I use an air purifier?” Many patients and consumers wonder if an air purifier can help their indoor environment. Our own Dr. James Sublett spoke to Time about air purifiers and which ones work and which ones they should stay away from using in your home. What about air ionizers? He recommends skipping ionizing