Bad seasonal allergies in store for Louisiana
Posted on 3/12/2018 9:51:00 AM.
With the onset of spring comes seasonal allergies and this year could be a very long season. For those who suffer from hay fever, it spells many weeks of sniffing, sneezing, watery eyes and post nasal drainage. Physician Dr. Peter Boggs says the allergy season started early due to record breaking warmth in February. But there is still a lot of pollen to go around.
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Fall allergies expected to be in overdrive this season
Posted on 10/4/2017 12:53:00 PM.
If you've been feeling more allergy symptoms than normal for this time of year, fall allergies are expected to be worse for sufferers thanks to hotter, muggier weather. Dr. Sanjay Kamboj is an Allergy and Immunology Associate Professor at LSU Health New Orleans.
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LSU Allergist says this is the worst allergy season he's ever seen
Posted on 5/16/2017 11:32:00 AM.

An Allergist with LSU Health Sciences Center says in all his years as a doctor, this is the worst allergy season he’s ever seen. Dr. Sanjay Kamboj says there has been a 10% to 20% increase in the number of patients coming in with allergies that were once able to be treated with over the counter medications.

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Warm winter means allergy season arrives early; pollen expected to linger longer
Posted on 2/27/2017 11:57:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Allergy season is in full swing a little early this year, and experts say because Louisiana had such a mild winter, there never really was a low pollen period. Dr. Kenneth Paris, head of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at LSU Health New Orleans, says warm winters typically mean pollen season will peak earlier, and last longer.
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Fall allergy season is here
Posted on 10/12/2015 10:57:00 AM.
Fall is definitely in the air and so are allergies.  LSU Health Sciences Center Professor, Dr. Sanjay Kamboj, says ragweed is, by far, the biggest allergy trigger of the season.  
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Baton Rouge and New Orleans rank in worst cities for allergies
Posted on 4/1/2014 4:57:00 AM.
Two Louisiana cities are ranked in the top 20 for the worst cities for spring allergies. Baton Rouge comes in at number 3 while New Orleans is 18th. This is according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. The group's Vice President Mike Tringale says they look at three things to decide these rankings.
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