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Making the Most of Your Spring Allergy Visit

Spring is the busiest time of year at your allergist’s office as patients begin experiencing the first symptoms of seasonal allergies, or ‘hay fever.’ An estimated 35 million Americans suffer from allergies to pollen and mold, according to the American … Continue reading

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Asthma and Winter Sports

Whether you are preparing to compete in the Winter Olympics or enjoying winter sports on your own, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) should not force you to be a spectator in your favorite sporting activities. EIB happens when the tubes that bring … Continue reading

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Allergies, Asthma and Winter Holidays

With the arrival of winter, seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and asthma sufferers can breathe relief as most outdoor allergens disappear until spring. But holiday gatherings and spending more time indoors exposes many people to different allergen triggers. Food Allergies … Continue reading

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Egg Allergy and the Flu Vaccine

Flu season is here and so is the need to be protected by getting vaccinated. This vaccine contains a very small amount of egg protein, so before giving it health providers ask if you are allergic to eggs. But do … Continue reading

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Avoid the Danger of Anaphylaxis this Halloween

Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary things your children might encounter this Halloween. For parents of kids with food allergies, Halloween treats—from candy to cookies—can be frightening too. Common allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk and egg are … Continue reading

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Avoid the Danger of Anaphylaxis this Halloween

Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only scary things your children might encounter this Halloween. For parents of kids with food allergies, Halloween treats—from candy to cookies—can be frightening too. Common allergens such as peanuts, tree nuts, milk and egg are … Continue reading

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ALLERGY HEADACHE

While the majority of headaches are not a sign of a serious or life-threatening illness, they often affect quality of life. There are occasions where allergies or sinus problems can lead to a person to have headaches. Headaches associated with … Continue reading

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