Winter Allergies Directory
Winter allergies can mimic colds -- with symptoms such as runny nose, itchy eyes, and itchy throat. But symptoms tend to persist for weeks, and winter allergies don't produce chills and body aches. People with warm-weather allergies tend to have cold-weather allergies, too, but when indoors with the windows closed, exposure to mold and mildew and pet dander intensifies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about winter allergies, their cause, symptoms, treatment, and much more.
Understanding Treatment of Allergies
Get the basics on treatment of allergies from the experts at WebMD.
Allergies aren't just for spring and fall. Here’s what you need to know about symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention of winter allergies.
Allergy and Asthma Statistics
How many people are allergic to ragweed pollen, cat dander, food? How many people have asthma? WebMD gives you a quick rundown of some of the most important allergy and asthma statistics.
Eczema: What Is Atopic Dermatitis?
When you have long-lasting, red, itchy rashes, it could be atopic dermatitis. What causes it? How is it treated?
Holiday Asthma Triggers for Kids
Dusty decorations, live trees laden with last summer’s mold and pollen, a surprise new kitten or puppy on Christmas morning are a cornucopia of asthma triggers for children.
Winter Allergies: What's Your Risk?
Think allergies go away in the winter? Think again. Here are the top winter allergy triggers -- and treatments.
The Weather: Wreaking Havoc on Health
The weather forecast doesn't just dictate what you should wear that day; it may also be a strong predictor of how you're going to feel.
Indoor Allergy Triggers
Dealing with indoor allergies? Don’t just guess. Here’s how to discover which allergy triggers are behind your symptoms.
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How to Get Allergy Relief at Home
Get tips for things you can do in your house to ease the sneezing and itchy eyes that are brought on by hay fever.
Winter Skin Hazards
Winter can bring chapped lips, dry skin, and cracked heels -- even frostbite. Use this slideshow to identify top winter threats to your skin and what you can do about them.
Allergy Myths and Facts
If you have allergies, should you move to the desert? Will honey help? Find the answers to some popular allergy myths.
How to be Prepared for Severe Allergies at School
Find out how to go back to school with serious allergies. See how to minimize allergens, how to safely keep epinephrine at school, and more.
Plagued by Pollen
Test your knowledge with this WebMD quiz about the causes of and relief from seasonal allergies.
Do You Know the Facts About Allergies?
Allergies can range from mildly annoying to life-threatening. Take this quiz to test your allergy IQ.
Cold vs Allergies. Do You Know the Difference?
Do you have a cold or allergies? Take this quiz and find out.