Your Relief https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com en Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:08:42 GMT 2022-08-10T21:08:42Z en Am I Allergic to Newspaper Print? https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-newspaper-print <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-newspaper-print" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA-Newsprint%20Allergies_Blog%20header_vs1.png" alt="Am I Allergic to Newspaper Print?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It’s a beautiful morning—almost like something from a movie. You wake up, press snooze on your alarm, and then meander out of your front door, where your newspaper is waiting for you. Over a nice cup of coffee, you spend a few minutes waking up and doing the daily crossword puzzle (you’re a bit old-fashioned that way). It’s only when you go to refill your coffee that you notice your hands feel a little…raw. Maybe a little itchy?</p> <p>It’s not the first time this has happened, and suddenly the question crosses your mind: are you allergic to <em>newspaper print?</em></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-newspaper-print" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA-Newsprint%20Allergies_Blog%20header_vs1.png" alt="Am I Allergic to Newspaper Print?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>It’s a beautiful morning—almost like something from a movie. You wake up, press snooze on your alarm, and then meander out of your front door, where your newspaper is waiting for you. Over a nice cup of coffee, you spend a few minutes waking up and doing the daily crossword puzzle (you’re a bit old-fashioned that way). It’s only when you go to refill your coffee that you notice your hands feel a little…raw. Maybe a little itchy?</p> <p>It’s not the first time this has happened, and suddenly the question crosses your mind: are you allergic to <em>newspaper print?</em></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fam-i-allergic-to-newspaper-print&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Allergies Allergy Myths Wed, 27 Jul 2022 22:10:58 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-newspaper-print 2022-07-27T22:10:58Z Am I Allergic to Air Conditioning? https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-air-conditioning <p>In the sweltering heat of summer, there is no better friend and companion than your air conditioning unit. Whether you’re curled up next to a window unit or basking beneath a central air vent, AC is your ticket to comfort and wellness when the summer temps skyrocket. The only trouble is, that you start sneezing every time the cold air starts blowing. So… could you be allergic to your air conditioning?</p> <p>The answer is mostly no… with a little bit of yes.</p> <p>In the sweltering heat of summer, there is no better friend and companion than your air conditioning unit. Whether you’re curled up next to a window unit or basking beneath a central air vent, AC is your ticket to comfort and wellness when the summer temps skyrocket. The only trouble is, that you start sneezing every time the cold air starts blowing. So… could you be allergic to your air conditioning?</p> <p>The answer is mostly no… with a little bit of yes.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fam-i-allergic-to-air-conditioning&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Allergy Myths Mon, 13 Jun 2022 20:59:06 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-air-conditioning 2022-06-13T20:59:06Z Am I Allergic to My Christmas Tree? https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-my-christmas-tree <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-my-christmas-tree" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/cute-christmas-tree.jpg" alt="Christmas Tree" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Every December, it seems to be the same story: the Christmas tree goes up, and suddenly you start feeling worn down. Perhaps you experience sniffles, a plugged nose, coughing, or other yuck. So you ask yourself: Can I be allergic to Christmas trees?</p> <p>After all, December should be a time for celebration, for getting together with friends and family, for appreciating beautiful holiday decorations (lights, tinsel, and trees). You don’t want to spend the season nursing a runny nose if you don’t have to.</p> <p>So is it your tree making you sneeze? Or is something else going on? The answer can help you get back to enjoying the holidays.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-my-christmas-tree" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/cute-christmas-tree.jpg" alt="Christmas Tree" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Every December, it seems to be the same story: the Christmas tree goes up, and suddenly you start feeling worn down. Perhaps you experience sniffles, a plugged nose, coughing, or other yuck. So you ask yourself: Can I be allergic to Christmas trees?</p> <p>After all, December should be a time for celebration, for getting together with friends and family, for appreciating beautiful holiday decorations (lights, tinsel, and trees). You don’t want to spend the season nursing a runny nose if you don’t have to.</p> <p>So is it your tree making you sneeze? Or is something else going on? The answer can help you get back to enjoying the holidays.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fam-i-allergic-to-my-christmas-tree&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Allergies Thu, 28 Oct 2021 15:06:30 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/am-i-allergic-to-my-christmas-tree 2021-10-28T15:06:30Z How Much Albuterol is Too Much? https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/how-much-albuterol-is-too-much <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/how-much-albuterol-is-too-much" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA_How%20Much%20Albuterol%20Is%20Too%20Much.jpg" alt="close up of hand holding a asthma inhaler" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>Asthma can cause shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and tightness in the chest, so it’s nice to have something handy that can eliminate those symptoms fast. That’s probably why your albuterol inhaler has quickly become your best friend! But there can be downsides to getting too much albuterol. </span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/how-much-albuterol-is-too-much" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA_How%20Much%20Albuterol%20Is%20Too%20Much.jpg" alt="close up of hand holding a asthma inhaler" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>Asthma can cause shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and tightness in the chest, so it’s nice to have something handy that can eliminate those symptoms fast. That’s probably why your albuterol inhaler has quickly become your best friend! But there can be downsides to getting too much albuterol. </span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fhow-much-albuterol-is-too-much&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Asthma Thu, 10 Jun 2021 22:25:00 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/how-much-albuterol-is-too-much 2021-06-10T22:25:00Z March and April Allergies https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/march-and-april-allergies <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/march-and-april-allergies" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/iStock-1189380238.jpg" alt="March and April Allergies" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>There’s nothing quite like that first sniff of spring after a long and snowy winter. You throw open your windows, you hear the birds chirping, and you can smell spring in the air. That’s when you start sneezing. Or coughing. And throughout later March and April all you seem to be feeling is… congested.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/march-and-april-allergies" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/iStock-1189380238.jpg" alt="March and April Allergies" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>There’s nothing quite like that first sniff of spring after a long and snowy winter. You throw open your windows, you hear the birds chirping, and you can smell spring in the air. That’s when you start sneezing. Or coughing. And throughout later March and April all you seem to be feeling is… congested.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fmarch-and-april-allergies&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Allergies Mon, 22 Mar 2021 21:11:33 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/march-and-april-allergies 2021-03-22T21:11:33Z Winter Hives https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/winter-hives <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/winter-hives" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/Dakota%20Allergy%20and%20Asthma%20Winter%20Hives.jpg" alt="Winter Hives" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>You’re out on a relaxing hike when you first notice the itching. The sensation starts on your arms, under layers of winter gear. As you turn back, you think you can feel the hives spreading--and you realize that you’re going to have to walk all the way back to your car itching like crazy. It’s not a thought that fills you with joy, especially because you didn’t think winter allergies were a thing. Certainly not winter hives!</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/winter-hives" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/Dakota%20Allergy%20and%20Asthma%20Winter%20Hives.jpg" alt="Winter Hives" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>You’re out on a relaxing hike when you first notice the itching. The sensation starts on your arms, under layers of winter gear. As you turn back, you think you can feel the hives spreading--and you realize that you’re going to have to walk all the way back to your car itching like crazy. It’s not a thought that fills you with joy, especially because you didn’t think winter allergies were a thing. Certainly not winter hives!</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fwinter-hives&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Atopic Dermatitis Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:55:03 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/winter-hives 2021-03-05T16:55:03Z Answers to Common Asthma Questions https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/answers-to-common-asthma-questions <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/answers-to-common-asthma-questions" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA_Answers%20to%20Common%20Asthma%20Questions%20Blog%20Header.jpg" alt="Answers to Common Asthma Questions" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>Everyone’s asthma experience is going to be a little bit different. A diversity of triggers and varied levels of severity mean that everyday life with asthma could look very different from one person to another. For some people, asthma may amount to little more than a minor nuisance. For others, this breathing condition can interfere with everyday life and require consistent monitoring.</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/answers-to-common-asthma-questions" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA_Answers%20to%20Common%20Asthma%20Questions%20Blog%20Header.jpg" alt="Answers to Common Asthma Questions" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>Everyone’s asthma experience is going to be a little bit different. A diversity of triggers and varied levels of severity mean that everyday life with asthma could look very different from one person to another. For some people, asthma may amount to little more than a minor nuisance. For others, this breathing condition can interfere with everyday life and require consistent monitoring.</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fanswers-to-common-asthma-questions&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Asthma Tue, 16 Feb 2021 17:35:01 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/answers-to-common-asthma-questions 2021-02-16T17:35:01Z 5 Signs You Might be in Anaphylaxis https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/5-signs-you-might-be-in-anaphylaxis <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/5-signs-you-might-be-in-anaphylaxis" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/5%20Signs%20You%20Might%20Be%20In%20Anaphylaxis%20copy.jpg" alt="young woman scratching at her throat while in the outdoors" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>You’re having a great time on your hike--and it’s just what you needed: fresh air, lovely views, and a little bit of exercise. But then you felt a little pinch on your leg. It was probably a mosquito. But what if it was a bee? Like a lot of people, you know that you’re allergic to bees and can have a pretty serious reaction. But how do you know if you’re going into anaphylaxis?</span></p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/5-signs-you-might-be-in-anaphylaxis" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/5%20Signs%20You%20Might%20Be%20In%20Anaphylaxis%20copy.jpg" alt="young woman scratching at her throat while in the outdoors" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p><span>You’re having a great time on your hike--and it’s just what you needed: fresh air, lovely views, and a little bit of exercise. But then you felt a little pinch on your leg. It was probably a mosquito. But what if it was a bee? Like a lot of people, you know that you’re allergic to bees and can have a pretty serious reaction. But how do you know if you’re going into anaphylaxis?</span></p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2F5-signs-you-might-be-in-anaphylaxis&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Anaphylaxis Mon, 08 Feb 2021 17:31:35 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/5-signs-you-might-be-in-anaphylaxis 2021-02-08T17:31:35Z Exercise For Asthmatics https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/exercise-for-asthmatics <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/exercise-for-asthmatics" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA-Exercise%20and%20Asthma.jpg" alt="DAA-Exercise and Asthma.jpg" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> Even if you don't have <a href="https://dakotaallergy.com/your-asthma/">asthma</a>, just saying the word "exercise" might make you feel like you need more air. Imagine if you were one of the millions with asthma who actually need more air every day, even if they aren't exercising. Would you make exercising a priority if you felt like that? </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/exercise-for-asthmatics" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/hubfs/DAA-Exercise%20and%20Asthma.jpg" alt="DAA-Exercise and Asthma.jpg" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div> Even if you don't have <a href="https://dakotaallergy.com/your-asthma/">asthma</a>, just saying the word "exercise" might make you feel like you need more air. Imagine if you were one of the millions with asthma who actually need more air every day, even if they aren't exercising. Would you make exercising a priority if you felt like that? </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fexercise-for-asthmatics&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Allergies Asthma Thu, 01 Oct 2020 19:17:00 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/exercise-for-asthmatics 2020-10-01T19:17:00Z Thank You Dr. Brennan For Your Service! https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/thank-you-dr-brennan-for-your-service <p>Dr. Bubak and the entire team at Dakota Allergy thanks Dr. Brian Brennan for his service to our allergy and asthma patients during his time with us.</p> <p>Dr. Bubak and the entire team at Dakota Allergy thanks Dr. Brian Brennan for his service to our allergy and asthma patients during his time with us.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=2269381&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Finbound.dakotaallergy.com%2Fthank-you-dr-brennan-for-your-service&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Finbound.dakotaallergy.com&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Wed, 16 Sep 2020 19:24:27 GMT doc@dakotaallergy.com (Mark Bubak, M.D.) https://inbound.dakotaallergy.com/thank-you-dr-brennan-for-your-service 2020-09-16T19:24:27Z