April showers might bring May flowers, but many of us are well aware that they can also bring tree and grass pollen and other allergens that can cause us to wheeze, sneeze and sniffle our way through spring.  At Hastings Medical Clinic, our mission is to help you live a healthier life, and that includes helping you manage seasonal allergies.

Springtime allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to an environmental side effect of seasonal plant pollination.

While some aren’t affected by the release of these common seasonal allergens, many of us are faced with a line-up of potentially miserable symptoms, including:

  • Sneezing;
  • Itching of the eyes, nose or roof of the mouth;
  • Runny nose or nasal congestion;
  • Watery, red or swollen eyes;
  • Sore throat and/or cough; or
  • Fatigue and weakness.

If you find yourself battling these symptoms this spring, there are ways Dr. Shomo can help manage them and ease your suffering so that you can enjoy all that this wonderful time of year has to offer.

For additional questions about you or your child’s allergies, contact Dr. Shomo at (540) 515- HEAL (4325)

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