Mild winter means harsh spring allergies

San Antonio, TX – March, 2016 – This year’s warm winter means that spring allergies came early and hard this year, and Texans are already feeling it.

"The difference between lastyear and this year is the mild climate we had this winter. We hadsome rainfalls last month and this month, so the pollen is coming higher andharder," said Alyssa Arredondo, a physician assistant at Texan Allergy& Sinus Center. "People are suffering from their allergies more than usual at this time of year."

Stuffy noses and scratchy throatsare across Texas and they’re not going away anytime soon. Allergy sufferers canget relief from over the counter antihistamines, but for chronic allergiesimmunotherapy is recommended.

About Texan Allergy & Sinus Center:

Texan Allergy & Sinus Centeris a statewide allergy and sinus clinic that started in 2012 under the care andsupervision of Dr. Christopher Thompson. The company has grown exponentiallysince then, adding several locations in Austin, San Antonio, Waco, Midland, ElPaso, and Dallas-Fort Worth. Having cared for tens of thousands of patients,Texan Allergy & Sinus Center specializes in sublingual immunotherapy forallergies by creating personalized allergy drops that can be taken by severelyallergic patients of all ages.

About Alyssa Arredondo, MPAS, PA-C:

Alyssa Arredondo graduated fromthe University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX in 2005 with a Masterof Physician Assistant Studies. Prior to graduate school she earned herBachelor of Science at St. Mary's University. She has done rotations all acrossthe state, but is a native San Antonian, and that's where the majority of herpractice has been.  After working infamily practice for over 10 years, she is passionate about specializing in theallergy and sinus field.

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