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Texas continues to be a very popular destination among people from all walks of life. In fact, Texas has consistently held the record for the largest annual growth in population from 2010 to 2016, the last year for which official statistics are available. The state of Texas has been growing by approximately 211,000 people per year, according to the Census bureau. With so many transplants arriving in Texas every year from different regions, newcomers may not be used to the common Texas allergies that many locals are already accustomed to.
About 10% of the population of the United States suffers from allergies, and Texas is no exception. Major cities in Texas, including McAllen and San Antonio are among the worst in the country for people suffering from allergies.
When it’s allergy season in Texas, you’ll know soon enough, without needing to consult the news for the latest allergies forecast. There are steps you can take to minimize the effects of allergens, including:
If standard over-the-counter allergy medications are not proving effective in combating your body’s reactions to common allergens in Texas, there’s no need for you to suffer. Many patients find it beneficial to treat their sinus issues stemming from allergies by undergoing a safe and minimally invasive procedure known as balloon sinuplasty. This procedure is quite safe and has been approved by the FDA for treating patients in the United States. The surgeon inserts a balloon into the nasal cavity and then inflates it gently to reshape the passages, providing relief. To learn more about the balloon sinuplasty approach or to make an appointment with the American Sinus Institute, please get in touch with us today.