Allergy survival guide: 10 tips from a top doctor

  • HEPA air purifier

    An air purifier with a HEPA filter can reduce allergens. istockphoto

    An air purifier can help reduce allergens in your home. "I tell people to invest in an air purifier. A small one can be good, but they have to be HEPA," Ogden said. HEPA, or High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestance filters, remove 99 percent of airborne particles such as pollen and other irritants. "Maybe even get one for your desk at work," Ogden suggests.