The Need for Speed: How to Get Back to Patients Quickly
So here I am, it’s Monday and Inboxes are full of messages that need replies. We’ve all been there. You visit your doctor’s office for a routine check-up or to address a concerning health issue, only to leave feeling frustrated because you didn’t get the information you needed, or the doctor seemed to be in…
Do Something Good for Yourself
The purpose is of course to help others that need you. Here I am exercising at 125 degrees and wondering if this is good for asthma, or at the least don’t want to trigger more asthma. Pacheco SE, Guidos-Fogelbach G, Annesi-Maesano I, Pawankar R, D’ Amato G, Latour-Staffeld P, Urrutia-Pereira M, Kesic MJ, Hernandez ML;…
Understand the connection between gas stoves and asthma
If you are an asthma or allergy patient, chances are you have been avoiding using a gas stove. After all, reports have suggested that cooking on these stoves could be triggering your allergies and leaving you with uncomfortable—and possibly dangerous—symptoms like coughing, sneezing, or headaches. However, before deciding to avoid using a gas stove altogether,…
Allergy Sufferers Unite – The Facts Behind Your Fears
Asthma isn’t always caused by allergies, but what’s the difference?
How To Avoid Allergies
Suffering from seasonal allergies can be an incredibly unpleasant experience for many people, and the wide range of available treatment options can prove quite daunting. However, there are some steps you can take to help prevent allergen exposure in the first place- ensuring that your environment is free of harmful triggers and forming a routine…
New medications available for eosinophilic respiratory disease
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How Snowstorms May Affect Your Asthma
Don’t let cold weather ruin your fun!
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This Can’t Be Right
So what is going on with persistent allergy symptoms when the pollens are NOT very high? This patient is using the term “allergies” to describe “symptoms” of allergy that may not be IgE-mediated allergy at all. Doesn’t mention skin testing, but this testing can be completely negative in this scenario. How frustrating! In fact, often…
For Medical Students and Residents: Some Study and Interaction on your own time!
It’s about time we as clinicians and “learners” can meet together to discuss asthma and new developments in the treatment of this very expensive and disruptive disease. Enter Dr. Mark Millard from Baylor in Dallas, TX who gave an excellent presentation on TSLP and the role this molecule plays in “causing asthma”. Allergists and pulmonologists…