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seasonality

Epidemiology Change in physiological status or in disease occurrence that conforms to a regular seasonal pattern

seasonal

(sēz′ŏn-ăl)
Occurring regularly at certain times of the year, e.g., in the summer or winter (but not usually during both). Seasonal allergies follow the predictable pattern of occurring when pollen circulates in the air. Seasonal infections, like influenza, are most common in the winter.
seasonality (sē″zŏ-nal′ĭt-ē)

Patient discussion about seasonality

Q. Regarding Seasonal Nasal allergy. My father is suffering from seasonal nasal allergies. He took a 24-hour loratadine pill, 5 hours ago. His nose is still running just like it was. Can I take a benedryl, or is it dangerous to mix loratadine and benedryl? What else can I do to stop my nose?

A. except well known drug interactions- most Dr. check it out with a computer program they have. you need to ask a Dr. or a pharmacist about it. but i can tell you that if you wait 4 times the T1/2 - that is enough to consider the drug out of the system.

Q. i suffer of seasonal allergy , besides pills , are they alternative methods to treat seasonal allergy?

A. Here are a few sites that may be useful:
http://altmedicine.about.com/library/weekly/aa031002a.htm
http://www.answers.com/topic/allergies-alternative-treatment
http://www.alternativemedicinedirect.com/disorders/index.php?Name=Seasonal+Allergies
http://www.peacehealth.org/kbase/cam/hn-1024007.htm
Hope this helps.

Q. what is the most natural way to treat seasonal Allergy and to ease symptoms of between seasons?

A. here is a web page with info about seasonal Allergy various treatments:

http://www.pdrhealth.com/disease/disease-mono.aspx?contentFileName=BHG01AL10.xml&contentName=Seasonal+allergies&contentId=134&sectionMonograph=ht4

i hope it's what you are looking for.

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