Spring Cleaning can be a daunting task to those with allergies. Here are ten tips for cleaning with your allergies in mind!
As we move through January, we can all look forward to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games! The games happen February 4 through February 20 in and around Beijing, China.
Common asthma triggers are allergens (pollen, dust mites, mold), smoke, outdoor air pollution, fragrances, and infections like a cold or the flu. However, the weather can also be a trigger to some with asthma. In the winter, cold, dry air can cause asthma symptoms, which is why we recommend wearing a scarf around your nose
Fall allergies, while the name seems to indicate it won’t start until the leaves start turning and the weather cools down, we begin to see patients experience symptoms in late summer as early as late July. Unfortunately, ragweed pollen starts blooming in July, and it is one of the most commonly associated with allergic rhinitis
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Do you have unused or expired allergy and asthma medications? You might be wondering how to dispose of them. Here’s how.
Take a quiz on Asthma! Test your knowledge on asthma! Is asthma a leading cause of school absences? Can allergies to dust mites and animal allergens trigger asthma? Take the quiz below to learn more! For additional information on asthma, visit: Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America American Lung Association American Academy of Allergy Asthma
Asthma is a chronic condition that inflames and narrows the airways in the lungs. When an asthma attack occurs, the inflammation and swelling of the airways worsen, and mucus production increases making it difficult to breathe. These symptoms can lead to wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. Several triggers can make your asthma worse and
Food Allergy Awareness for Halloween Teal is becoming a more and more popular color for Halloween! The Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee started the Teal Pumpkin Project as a local food allergy awareness campaign; in 2014 it was launched nationally. The Teal Pumpkin Project “promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters” during Halloween events. Those participating
Improving Asthma in Louisville, Kentucky Over two years ago the Air Louisville study began. It tracked asthma inhaler usage in Louisville through Propeller Health Bluetooth sensors installed on inhalers. Family Allergy & Asthma partnered with Air Louisville to help distribute the sensors to patients with asthma. The sensors track when, where, and how many times the asthma