Dr Oz: Mold Allergies vs Tree Pollen Allergies


Dr Oz: Allergy Season Survival Guide

It’s that time of year again. You have coughing, wheezing, sneezing and suffer from itchy watery eyes. Say hello to seasonal allergies. Experts predict that this year will be the worst allergy season ever. Thanks to a wet summer and a mild winter, plants are blooming early and pollen counts are sky rocketing. On today’s show, Dr Oz is joined by Allergist, Dr. Clifford Basset to give you the 2 main types of allergies and how you can alleviate the irritating symptoms.  You should also checkout this Anti-Allergy Plan that Dr Oz spoke about on a previous show.

Dr Oz: Tree Pollen Allergies

Tree pollen allergies come from maple, birch and oak trees.



  1. Joanne says

    Have you emphasized the importance of increasing awareness of the health effects of exposure to indoor molds, such as aspergillus, penicillium, cladasporium, stachybotrys, etc? These molds grow on wet/damp building products (sheetrock/gypsum wallboard) and can cause significant heath effects on individuals living and working in indoor environments that have had repeated water intrusion.
    This is an important issue that is not understood nor recognized by the medical community.
    It is time to help doctors look at these possible reasons for persistent health complaints where the cause is not well explained. As long as only the symptoms are treated, the patients will continue to suffer as the exposure continues. A very important health issue! Please!

  2. Annie says

    Joanne, I have been worried about indoor mold. I see it on the top of the dirt in my house plants, and when I had a few seed starts in my window, mold grew on the outside of the bio-degradable containers. Is there some way of testing our home for this? Is it expensive? My husband has this nagging cough too. I’m wondering if that is mold related.

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