Dr. Mark Corbett talks allergies with The Courier Journal

Dr. Mark Corbett, board-certified allergist and president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, spoke with The Courier Journal and helped lay out a road map for seasonal allergies. In the article, Dr. Corbett discusses what pollens are most prevalent right now, what pollens are coming, how to treat symptoms, and when it’s time to see a doctor. He also talks about what role genetics plays when it comes to inheriting allergies from your parents.

“If you have one parent that has allergies, you got like a 40% to 60% chance; if you have two parents that have allergies, you probably got a 60% to 80% chance of having an allergy”

As we are still in the thick of Covid-19, he also reminds readers about the differences between covid symptoms and allergy symptoms.

“You typically won’t be seeing sneezing or itching as much with COVID”

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