Allergies in Arizona

It is not uncommon to hear that a friend has moved to Phoenix, Arizona to get away from irritating allergy symptoms. People generally think that with less humidity and a drier climate, their environmental allergies will subside. Some might say that their allergies have improved while others will have the opposite effect. Unfortunately, Arizona is not devoid of allergens. Because of this, your physician will not recommend relocating to Phoenix as Arizona hosts its own set of allergens too.

At The Allergy and Environmental Treatment Center, LLC, Dr. Liszewski has every patient’s best interest at heart, ensuring that the best care and treatment is given at every single appointment. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, our facility is conveniently located to give patients better access to our unprecedented care.

Part of quality care is being honest with our patients. Dr. Liszewski and the team would never give patients advice that we wouldn’t trust ourselves. This includes the myth that allergies will subside in rural Arizona. Dust and pollen are all relevant in Arizona communities, often worsening people’s allergy symptoms.

Pollen in Arizona
Pollen-producing plants exist in Arizona. According to research, 35 percent of people in Arizona experience allergic rhinitis (hay fever). If you live in Arizona, or plan to move here, avoid planting these shrubberies, as they could interrupt your allergy treatment:
• Arizona cypress, ash, and sycamore
• African sumac
• Cottonwood
• Juniper
• Mesquite
• Oak
• Palo Verde
• Pepper tree

Dust in Arizona

There is no avoiding dust in Arizona. During monsoon season especially, dust storms exacerbate allergy treatment and increase symptoms such as asthma, coughing, wheezing, and teary eyes. If you suffer with dust allergies, consider these tips to reduce symptoms:
• Vacuum often
• Use wet mops and wet dusters when cleaning
• Keep pets in sectioned area in your home
• Cover pillows and mattress with dust-proof casings
• Get rid of carpet
• Avoid using feather pillows

Allergy treatment won’t change state-to-state. At The Allergy and Environmental Treatment Center, LLC, we provide information to patients that will last a lifetime and can be applied just about anywhere. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment procedures have helped our patients manage their irritating symptoms and get back to doing the things they love: even outdoor activities!

Providing the most comprehensive testing, diagnosis, and treatment of allergy diseases, The Allergy & Environmental Treatment Center, LLC is the leading allergy clinic in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. If you suffer from environmental, food, or chemical allergies, don’t wait any longer and call us now at (480) 634-2985!

The advice and information contained in this article is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace or counter a physician’s advice or judgment. Please always consult your physician before taking any advice learned here or in any other educational medical material.

@The Allergy & Environmental Treatment Center, LLC, 2014

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