Seasonal Allergies

Ragweed Seasonal Allergies

Different types of plants release pollen at different times of the year creating lots of allergies. In the spring, trees are the main pollinators; in summer, grasses are more active in their pollen release; and in the fall, ragweed causes most of the misery for allergy-sufferers. Many people still describe the fall season as “hay fever” time, though hay isn’t the cause of the problems.


Ear Infections

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Many children and young adults experience ear infections. These ear infections, known as “otitis media”, involve painful inflammation and build-up of fluid behind the eardrum. Symptoms can last 3-7 days.


Flu Shots

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The Center for Disease Control states the best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. The CDC recommends all people six months and older get a flu shot, and the optimal time to get your flu shot is during the month of September or October.