Posted On May 5, 2020
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month, and the first thing you need to know is that getting your asthma under control, while challenging, isn’t as hard as you may think. Asthma prevalence in the United States is at an all-time high, with 26 million people – including 7 million children – suffering from the […]
Posted On April 15, 2020
Spring cleaning can be more than a daunting chore for those with allergies and asthma. Dust, pet hair and cleaning supplies can leave you reaching for the tissues instead of the broom. But according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), spring cleaning can also help you avoid allergy symptoms.
Posted On March 30, 2020
While many people eagerly anticipate spring to see the last of cold weather and snow drifts, others dread the sneezing, wheezing, itchy eyes and coughing spring allergies bring. They understand the arrival of pollen – whether counts are high or low – means the onset of their misery. But there are ways to prevail in […]
Posted On February 10, 2020
Got Valentine’s Day covered this year? Remember to steer clear of anything that might cause your sweetheart to break out in hives, or worse yet, have a severe allergic reaction. “Chocolates and flowers are lovely, but not if they cause an allergic response” says Allergy and Clinical. “You need to be vigilant when it comes […]
Posted On February 3, 2020
Want to say “I love you” this Valentine’s Day but you’re just not sure how? Show your valentine you can creatively keep their allergies and asthma in mind while filling the day with affection. “Chocolates and flowers definitely do the trick on Valentine’s Day, but you can also show your loved one that you care […]
Posted On January 3, 2020
The end of the year can arrive with guilt-laden reminders to make resolutions to improve your health. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, you don’t have to overhaul your entire health plan to see some solid results. A few simple tweaks could make a big difference in easing your sneezing and wheezing.
Posted On December 16, 2019
If you’re wondering what to get the loved ones in your life for the holidays, consider the gift of health – or at least the offer of relief from allergy and asthma symptoms. The holidays can be tough to navigate for those with allergies and asthma. Everyone wants this time of year to be picture-perfect. […]
Posted On November 15, 2019
Your goal may be to celebrate the holidays in style this year, but your allergies and asthma are making you feel like the Grinch – before his heart grew 2 sizes. Bah. You may not even be aware of what’s causing the extra sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes.
Posted On October 22, 2019
A few simple tips will keep you sneeze and wheeze-free this fall You’ve just gotten your summer routine dialed in, and you have to think about how to keep fall allergies at bay? Yes. But the good news is if you start planning now, your allergy symptoms will likely be much less severe, and you’ll […]
Posted On October 22, 2019
For some families, Halloween means being on guard for food allergy triggers like peanuts in tiny candy bars. Some fun-sized bars contain no labels to alert you to allergens, so parents must be on the lookout. The ingredients can change depending on the size, so while a full-size bar might be safe for someone with […]
Posted On July 16, 2019
Some recent studies regarding children and food allergies have been published, and there are some interesting statistics we would like to share with you.
Posted On June 11, 2019
People who have atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, often suffer from the severe itching of the skin. Scratching or rubbing irritates the skin and makes the skin even itchier, sometimes resulting in a rash. This is known as the itch-scratch cycle. Over time and without treatment, this can lead to a scaly rash and […]
Posted On February 22, 2019
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, non-contagious skin disease, commonly called eczema. Although a separate condition, atopic dermatitis is commonly found in patients with other conditions, such as allergic rhinitis and asthma. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by extreme itching and a recurrent rash that often weeps and crusts. If left untreated, it can become a scaly […]
Posted On January 14, 2019
What is Allergic Contact Dermatitis? Allergic Contact Dermatitis (ACD) is a red, itchy rash that occurs when the skin, which has become sensitized to a certain substance, encounters that substance again. This is a delayed skin reaction that typically develops 12 – 72 hours after exposure. Some people do not react to allergens at all. […]
Posted On December 7, 2018
The holiday season has arrived! As family gatherings and holiday parties fill the calendar, it can be a particularly challenging time for those dealing with food allergies. It also presents a worrisome task as the host of an event when family and friends have a food allergy. The following are some tips for guests and […]