Should you get a real or fake tree this Christmas

Austin, TX – December 8, 2016 – Real Christmas trees are great way to bring the holiday season to your home, but they aren’t for everyone.

For people that have been allergy tested, it’s easy to determine. Allergy tests cove pine and cypress trees which are two of the most common types of live Christmas trees in Texas. An allergy test will tell you if these are a bad idea to have in your home.   

“The ultimate best thing to do if you want a real tree and don’t know your allergies is to go with a Fir or Spruce Tree,” Sunny Kallmer of Texan Allergy & Sinus Center said. “Just make sure you wash your tree when you get homes and get any allergenic tree pollen off of it and let it dry overnight.”

For those that know they have allergies but aren’t sure what they are, the smartest decision is to go fake with their Christmas tree.

About Texan Allergy & Sinus Center:

Texan Allergy & Sinus Center is a statewide allergy and sinus clinic that started in 2012 under the care and supervision of Dr. Christopher Thompson. The company has grown exponentially since then, adding several locations in Austin, San Antonio, Waco, Midland, El Paso, and Dallas-Fort Worth. Having cared for tens of thousands of patients, Texan Allergy & Sinus Center specializes in sublingual immunotherapy for allergies by creating personalized allergy drops that can be taken by severely allergic patients of all ages.

About Sunny Kallmer, MPAS, PA-C:

Sunny Kallmer graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 1994, with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. She’s been a proud Texan ever since. After working in family practice for close to 20 years, she learned and appreciated the huge burden that allergies have on health and quality of life.

At Texan Allergy & Sinus Center, she is motivated to best address allergies at their origin, rather than just managing the complications of secondary infections, eczema, asthma, and overall suffering. Sunny is passionate in practicing preventive medicine and optimizing quality of life.

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