This is the question I get asked the most! Everyone wants to know – patients, parents, nurses, and other doctors.
Topics: allergy treatments, allergy symptoms, allergy shots
It seems that everyone has “hay fever” these days. If you don’t believe me, just ask people if they are suffering from sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, watery eyes, and itching of the nose, eyes or even mouth!
Topics: allergy treatments, allergy shots, allergies, allergic rhinitis, hay fever
It’s about time to return to school. Classes, gym, sports, music, and friends await!
Topics: asthma, asthma treatment, exercise, Back to School, allergies
As all asthmatics know, it’s nice to have something that helps fix your shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, or chest tightness right away. Like many asthmatics, your albuterol inhaler, which helps relieve these symptoms, can quickly become your very best friend! But did you know that you can get too much of a good thing? Read more to learn why.
Topics: asthma, managing my asthma, asthma treatment, abuterol
Just saying the word "exercise" makes you think of needing more air. Imagine if you were one of the millions who, each day, actually needed more air before they even started any form of exercise. Who would even start an exercise program feeling like that?
Topics: asthma, managing my asthma, asthma triggers, exercise
So you’ve been diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) – now what, right? The food sticking in your throat, the heartburn that the medications wouldn’t take away led to your EoE diagnosis. Now you want to know what causes your case and how to find relief.
Topics: eosinophilic esophagitis, EoE, eosinophils, allergic inflammatory condition, eosinophilia, gastroenterologist, immune system disease
What Causes Asthma?
Asthma patients know all to well the suffering from being short of breath, having a tight chest and cough, and the wheezing noises. Why do these problems come and go? Can’t they just stay gone?
The term ‘trigger’ is often used for a reason that asthma gets worse. Triggers can be obvious but often are not. For instance, all asthmatics have certain genetic issues that set them up to have asthma to begin with. You can’t do anything about your DNA, but you can deal with the other things that affect your asthma! Let’s go through some of the most common asthma triggers.
Topics: asthma, managing my asthma, asthma triggers, asthma treatment
Allergies In Asthma: Where’s the Relief?
It doesn’t seem fair — not only do you have asthma but you also suffer from allergy symptoms like itchy eyes and nose, plus that itchy rash in the creases of your arms and legs. While genetics play a role in your asthma, so can allergy and infections.
For most patients, exposures to allergens (things we can be allergic to like dust mites
, pollens, etc.) are to blame for causing most of these symptoms. If you want to get better, you have to treat your allergies.
Your options are:
Topics: fix allergies, allergy treatments, allergist, asthma, dust mite allergy, allergy shots
You’re sick of your allergies! All the staying inside. You're take all the medications you can find and your primary provider prescribes. Yet still the itchy, runny, plugged up, sneezy and can’t breath keeps on and on. Maybe its time to see a board certified allergist.
Topics: allergy treatments, allergist, see an allergist, what is an allergist