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Managing Asthma this Winter

Posted On January 15, 2015

Winter Asthma Problems Successfully managing your asthma symptoms during the winter can present a challenge for many people. The cold, dry winter air and exposure to cold and flu viruses are just a couple of the potential triggers that can cause a flare-up of asthma symptoms. Asthma symptoms to be on the lookout for include […]

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Facts about Fall Allergies

Posted On October 22, 2014

Do You Have Fall Allergies? While many associate the spring with allergy problems, the fall season can be just as problematic. There are different triggers for fall allergies, and they can create many symptoms for those suffering from allergies. Below are a few facts about fall allergies that may help you understand more about what […]

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What is an Allergist and Why You Need One

Posted On October 18, 2014

Do You Need an Allergist? It is important to have an allergist to help you get through your allergies such as food, pets, or other allergens. An allergist is a physician who has specialized training and accreditation to evaluate, diagnose, and treat individuals with allergies, asthma, and other disorders of the immune system. This means […]

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Can People with Peanut Allergies Eat Argan Oil?

Posted On September 12, 2014

Do You Have a Peanut Allergy? Whether one reacts to peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, eggs, soy or shellfish, food allergies can pose difficult challenges when it comes to making safe choices in restaurants and supermarkets. An allergist at Allergy and Clinical Allergy Center, based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will be able to help you make […]

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Allergy Shots and How They Work

Posted On July 7, 2014

Do They Work? Allergens are everywhere and just can’t be avoided. From pollen to mold, from mites to dust, and lots of others, everyone faces allergy triggers on a daily basis. Not everyone has a poor reaction to such allergens, but many people do, and fortunately they don’t have to suffer, even if traditional medications […]

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There Is No Off-Season For Allergies

Posted On May 8, 2014

It’s Allergy Season The staff at the Allergy & Clinical allergy center is available year around to help patients to reduce their allergy suffering. While many people believe that allergies are a problem that occurs in the spring of the year when tree pollen and other common allergens are most prevalent, the truth is that […]

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Immunotherapy Allergy Tablets: Can I Use Them?

Posted On April 3, 2014

You may soon be hearing about immunotherapy allergy tablets and wondering if it’s a good option to treat your allergies. In limited cases, immunotherapy tablets can be a helpful tool for those who suffer only from grass allergies, although treatment with traditional allergy medication and allergy shots will continue to be most commonly prescribed by […]

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Your Control on Asthma

Posted On March 2, 2014

Control your Asthma   In order to ensure that your asthma is not getting ahead of you and the treatment referred to by your allergy clinic doctor is working, you need to understand your asthma control. This involves keeping a track of your symptoms and actively participating in your allergy clinic doctor’s treatment, ensuring that […]

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What Makes an Inhaler so Important?

Posted On February 25, 2014

The Importance of Your Inhaler Asthma is a debilitating condition that causes people to not be able to breathe deeply. Those who have more minor forms of asthma may have trouble exercising or completing other tasks requiring physical exertion. People who have more severe forms of asthma can actually die due to not being able […]

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Helping Your Child Stay Confident While Managing Food Allergies

Posted On January 24, 2014

Helping Your Child Stay Confident While Managing Food Allergies Families who live with food allergies know how challenging it can be to plan for events and outings in order to ensure that a child will not have an allergic response and will be appropriately prepared if an allergic response were to occur. Because of the […]

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Why Contact Dermatitis Sufferers Should Get Comprehensive Patch Testing

Posted On November 20, 2013

People who experience contact dermatitis, a form of skin inflammation that causes red, itchy rashes often find it difficult to determine what kind of chemical or substance is triggering this reaction. In the past, because of the wide variety of chemicals that are contained in everyday materials, it was hard to know the cause of […]

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The Importance of Certified Asthma Educators

Posted On October 20, 2013

When you or your child has asthma, you want the best care possible so that you can learn how to improve and maintain your quality of life. However, many people who are suffering from asthma find the array of medicines that are prescribed—as well as the devices that deliver the medication—to be confusing and complicated. […]

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Where Families Go for Allergy and Asthma Care

Posted On September 13, 2013

Our Office is open for appointments Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and four evenings per week from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Weekday hours are also available at our satellite office in Washington, PA. Schedule is subject to change due to holidays and occasional office […]

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