Summer rain causes allergies to kick up across Texas

San Antonio, TX – June 10, 2016 – The usual dry Central Texas summer has been hit with rain and it’s making allergies worse for Texans.

The rain can split pollen granules and cause smaller pollen particles to get into the air and bother us," said Sunny Kallmer, physician assistant at Texan Allergy & Sinus Center. “Our mold count has been through the roof lately, due to all the rain and all the humidity.”

Texans are used to getting a break from their allergies in the summer heat, but that hasn’t been the case for 2016 due to the rain. This strange season of allergy misery is worse for a lot of people than the regular allergy season because they aren’t prepared. Antihistamines and nasal sprays can help get temporary relief from the symptoms, but immunotherapy through allergy drops are one of the few ways to build a long-lasting resistance.

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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