Know the Difference: Allergies & Asthma

May is Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month. Knowing the difference between allergies and asthma can help you identify symptoms when they arrive, and help you figure out the best way to manage and treat them. Allergies Allergies are caused by your body’s reaction to a...

Fall Into Autumn Allergies

The Fall season has been approaching quickly and it is ready to unleash terrible allergies onto the world! Sneezing, running noses, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats will soon be everywhere we turn – but do not worry! Byrd-Watson Pharmacy has been preparing for...

Ways to Keep Air Clean in the Home

Pollution is hazardous for your heart and can wreak havoc if you have asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). “COPD stands for two processes that almost always occur together: chronic bronchitis, which is inflammation of the airways, and...

Seasonal Allergies: Trying to Nip Them in the Bud

Itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, fatigue … These are just a few of the signs of seasonal allergies—also known as hay fever. And get ready: It looks like we may have a real doozy of an allergy season this year. Milder winter temperatures in places can cause...