Survive the Season with the Allergen Checklist
Feb 26, 2014 - 12:29:44 PM

Is your home a breeding ground for allergens?

( - Millions of people suffer from allergies and it is estimated that 40 to 50 percent of schoolchildren now suffer from one or more common allergies. Keeping our homes and our schools allergen-free is a must, yet there are many things to consider when promoting optimal sinus health.

Board-certified otolaryngologist Dr. Jordan Pritikin says, "Allergies can cause everything from mild sniffles to difficulties breathing and impaired health. It's crucial that people keep their homes allergen-free, especially if their children are sensitive to common allergens like dust and pet dander."

Below is Dr. Pritikin's Allergen Checklist:

About Dr. Jordan Pritikin

Dr. Jordan Pritikin is a board-certified otolaryngologist at Chicago Nasal & Sinus Center, a private medical practice devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of nasal and sinus disorders. Dr. Pritikin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and attended Rush Medical College in Chicago, where he was selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society. Over the years, Dr. Pritikin has cultivated an interest in Rhinology, focusing his practice on diseases of the nose and sinuses, and has participated in clinical research exploring innovative therapies for chronic sinusitis. He has lectured at local and national meetings, developed informational and training videos demonstrating surgical techniques for the nose and sinuses, and has helped develop and refine instruments designed for sinus surgery. Dr. Pritikin and the Chicago Nasal & Sinus Center offer patients an unparalleled level of service, utilizing state-of-the art technology and innovative treatments while maintaining a thoughtful and caring approach. For more information visit


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