For many unfortunate allergy sufferers, cedar pollen will soon be in the air. In terms of avoidance, this is pretty difficult to do, since the pollen is very light and airborne and can be coming from a few miles away even. Thus, even if you do not live next to a cedar tree, you’ll encounter…
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Dr. P recognized as a Rising Star
Dr. Parekh was recently recognized as 2018 “Texas Rising Star” by Super Doctors. This was unexpected, but certainly a nice honor to receive! You can see Dr. P’s profile on Super Doctors’ website here. Dr. Lieberman has a been named a Super Doc consistently for many years and his profile can be seen here. The…
Running with allergies
Check out the interview with Dr. Parekh on mapmyrun.com.
Is it the flu or cedar fever?
Is it the flu or cedar fever? This year, I would probably go with flu. As you can see from the map above, flu is so rampant this year and cedar pollen has been fairly mild this year. So, if you feel fatigue, sore throat, cough, fever, body aches, headaches – that all goes with…
Dr. Parekh media appearances this week
Dr. Parekh was on KVUE on Tuesday 1/9 to talk about cedar: http://www.kvue.com/news/health/cedar-allergy-season-could-spike-soon/507105697 And, check out this Statesman article that he was cited also on Jan 9th: http://www.mystatesman.com/weather/cedar-pollen-peaks-monday-dry-windy-weather-may-only-make-worse/XHFdgqesR2PFrCLW6I6MKP/
Dr. Parekh in today's Austin American-Statesman
Check out this Statesman article Dr. P is quoted in: Austin thaws after hard freeze; temperatures to reach 60s by weekend
Cedar Fever 101
We hope that you’ll find our cedar fever Q&A helpful! What does a cedar tree look like? Though we call it “mountain cedar” or just cedar tree, it is actually an ashe juniper tree, an evergreen endemic to Central Texas. It grows 30 ft tall, and the male trees produce pollen and release that pollen…