Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Allergies, Asthma and Chronic Sinus Problems
Do you know the signs and symptoms of allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems? Allergies can cause sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, and skin rash. Asthma can cause shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness. Chronic sinus problems can cause facial pain, pressure, and congestion. If you experience any of these symptoms regularly, it’s important…
The Role of Immunology Tests in Diagnosing Allergies, Asthma and Chronic Sinus Problems
Immunology tests, such as skin tests and blood tests, can help diagnose allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems. Skin tests involve applying a small amount of a suspected allergen to the skin and then watching for a reaction. Blood tests measure the amount of specific antibodies in the blood that are associated with allergies. These…
Developing an Action Plan to Treat Allergies, Asthma and Chronic Sinus Problems
Developing an action plan can help manage allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems. Your plan should include a list of triggers, medications, and instructions for what to do in the event of an emergency. Your healthcare provider can help you develop a personalized plan based on your specific symptoms and triggers.
Reducing Exposure to Potential Allergens for Effective Treatment
Reducing your exposure to potential allergens is an important part of managing allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems. You can take steps such as using allergen-proof covers on your bedding, washing your bedding in hot water, and using a HEPA air filter in your home. Talk to your healthcare provider about other steps you can…
Over the Counter Medications for Treating Allergies, Asthma and Chronic Sinus Problems
Over the counter medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, and nasal sprays can help manage symptoms of allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems. It’s important to talk to your healthcare provider before taking any medication to ensure it is safe and effective for your specific condition.
Understanding the Benefits of Prescription Medications for Treating Allergies, Asthma and Chronic Sinus Problems
Prescription medications such as inhalers, nasal corticosteroids, and allergy shots can provide more effective and targeted treatment for allergies, asthma, and chronic sinus problems. It’s important to work with your healthcare provider to determine the best medication and dosage for your specific condition.
Food Allergy Reality Check – Distinguishing Between Fact and Fiction-Unraveling the Truth Behind the Hype
Thanks to YouTube, I present an excellent 9:20 on food allergy myths from 2 New York allergists. See the end of this post for their presentation–I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. In recent years, the conversation surrounding food allergies has significantly intensified. With constant news headlines, social media discussions, and shared…
Allergies on Friday the thirteenth
It’s that time of year again the weather is getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, and for many of us that means it is time to start sneezing. If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you may have noticed your symptoms seem to get worse on Fridays. And…
Teen Saves Mom Driving with Anaphylaxis; Confusion on Labels
Quick thinking kid. Publishing a good outcome was really nice for a change. Thanks for the info Published: February 4, 2021 Mom’s Scary Anaphylaxis at the Wheel Courtesy Bustin Family / Today Show A cool-headed 13-year-old saved his mom’s life … Teen Saves Mom Driving with Anaphylaxis; Confusion on Labels
Spring is Just around the Corner
I find it interesting that allergies are the only medical condition that patients are disappointed when they don’t have them. Even if your allergy testing is negative, enjoy learning the impact of pollen and where you find it!