Winter Allergy

Allergy in Winter

Asthma

Asthma

 

Cedar Allergy

Winter is not the season usually associated with pollen allergy. However, pollen grains from certai trees appear in Winter, which
can induce allergic reaction on inhalation leading to sneezing, wheezing, and triggering of asthma attack. Pollen grain from
mountain cedar trees, which grows in abundance in the Southern United States is a predominant source of allergy in December.”The
pollen appears copiously from late fall to late winter” inducing misery to patients with sinus allergy and asthma. Other Juniper
species include red eastern cedar.

Cedar Allergy

Cedar Allergy

Treatment for allergy to cedar pollen is basically allergy shots; pollen extract immunotherapy produces significant decreases in
symptoms during the cedar pollen season. Patients experiencing worsening of allergy symptoms during winter may consult allergists
for possible immunotherapy (allergy shots).

Juniper allergy

Juniper Allergy

Juniper Allergy

About AllergyCenterAdmin

Board-certified in Pediatrics and Allergy for adults and children, in practice for 38 years, received two master's degrees, in business and psychology, winner of many awards including Louisiana Citizen of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, and Corner-Stone Award from the United Way, and Past President of Louisiana Allergy Society, Dr. Manuel lives in Louisiana.
Dr. Manuel retired from Pediatric and Allergy practice as of January first 2022.