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Hay Fever

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Sep 17, 2019 2:57:06 PM

 

 

In South Dakota, ragweed allergies strike every August. Starting a regimen early will help you handle your ragweed allergies.

 

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Topics: Managing Allergies, Living With Allergies

Self Help for Allergies

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 9:13:24 AM

In this video Dr Bubak Discusses what kind of treatments and lifestyle changes can you do before seeing an allergist.

You can begin to care for your allergies before seeing an allergist by avoiding allergens, using antihistamines, and keeping your house closed up and air-conditioned. 

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies, allergist

Natural Allergy Treatments

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 28, 2019 5:10:46 PM

Allergy season is here again, and it’s in full force. If you’re suffering from allergies, you might be looking for some natural remedies. Check out this video to learn more!

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

Hunting with Allergies and Asthma

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Nov 5, 2018 10:01:05 PM

Let’s face it, men (and even many of you women), a beautiful Fall day with friends and family in the great outdoors is just made for a hunt. But what if you are allergic to the mold spores and pollen grains floating through the crisp Fall air? Don’t be discouraged! With a little help from your Board-Certified Allergist, you, your friends and family, and even the hunting dogs can all enjoy a great day of hunting!

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

What If You Are Allergic To Your Pet?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jan 9, 2018 9:28:32 AM

 

"You’re allergic to your pet"

Those dreaded words from your allergist.  At one level you kind of ‘just knew it’ but emotionally no one is ever ready to hear those words.  How can this be?  Let’s back up and look at how pet allergy presents itself.

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

Top Back to School Tips for Students with Allergies!

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jul 18, 2017 10:15:04 AM

It’s about time to return to school.  Classes, gym, sports, music, and friends await! 

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

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: allergies, Living With Allergies, Diagnosing Allergies

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: allergies, Living With Allergies, Asthma, living with asthma