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Allergy Testing In Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 3, 2017 4:29:09 PM
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.
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Topics: eosinophilic esophagitis, EoE, eosinophils, allergic inflammatory condition, eosinophilia, gastroenterologist, immune system disease

What Causes Asthma?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 17, 2017 3:55:50 PM
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.
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Topics: asthma, managing my asthma, asthma triggers, asthma treatment

Allergies In Asthma: Where’s the Relief?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 17, 2017 3:36:35 PM
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:
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Topics: fix allergies, allergy treatments, allergist, asthma, dust mite allergy, allergy shots

What Causes Nose And Eye Allergies And How To Treat Them

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 17, 2017 3:12:02 PM
What Causes Nose and Eye Allergies and How To Treat Them
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Topics: fix allergies, treatments for allergies, allergy symptoms, managing my asthma, asthma treatment

What is a Board Certified Allergist?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 16, 2017 4:47:08 PM

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.

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Topics: allergy treatments, allergist, see an allergist, what is an allergist

Dust Mite Allergies: What You Need to Know

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 3, 2017 11:38:06 AM
Dust Mite Allergies: What You Need to Know
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Topics: fix allergies, allergy treatments, asthma, allergy symptoms, dust mites, dust mite allergy

Stuffy Nose: Is it Allergies?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jan 4, 2017 4:09:43 PM

Stuffy Nose: Is It Allergies?

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Topics: allergy treatments, treatments for allergies, allergy symptoms, stuffy nose

Changing Your Diet For Asthma Control

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jan 4, 2017 3:28:39 PM
Changing Your Diet For Asthma Control
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Topics: asthma, managing my asthma, asthma treatment

Puffy Swollen Eyes Due to Allergies

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jan 3, 2017 3:54:40 PM
While many people associate symptoms such as sneezing, runny noses or congestion with allergies, swollen puffy eyes can also be a sign of an allergy. Eye allergy symptoms can occur with the aforementioned symptoms or they can occur completely on their own.

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Topics: relieve allergies, allergy symptoms

A Guide to Your Allergist Visit

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Nov 30, 2016 9:55:32 AM

If you have never been to an allergy doctor before, you probably do not know what to expect during your first visit. You might think going to the allergist is all about being pricked by needle after needle to see what you are allergic to. Just the thought of that may make you dread going to that first appointment. However, seeing an allergist is not just all about needles.

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Topics: relieve allergies, fix allergies, allergy specialist, allergy treatments, allergy visit, see an allergist