Knowing fact from fiction can make the difference between misery and relief for millions of allergy fighters. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology – whose allergist members specialize in treating allergies and asthma – dispels several common allergy myths.
Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach flow back up into the esophagus. This stimulates a reflex that may cause asthma to worsen. Symptoms of heartburn and breathing difficulty at night can indicate gastroesophageal reflux.
Summer’s here! And it’s normal to want to get in shape for pool parties and trips to the beach. The decision to exercise is good news for your health. But if you have allergies or asthma, the hidden triggers at the gym may be bad for your condition.
Red River Commodities has introduced a new SunButter® product to their current line of peanut-free, tree-nut free, gluten-free sunflower butter spreads – SunButter Natural No-Stir Creamy.
Are you or someone you care about running into breathing difficulties when playing sports or working out? Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, or EIB, is a serious but treatable condition that affects as many as 9 in 10 people with asthma, as well as 10 percent of people without it. Get back in the game by knowing your risk and taking steps to prevent symptoms.
Glands in your nose and throat produce one to two quarts of mucus a day. It can sometimes accumulate in the back of your throat or drip from the back of your nose, causing more than an annoyance.
Surviving – and enjoying – the holidays is easier when you take preventive action. Here are some tips to help you plan for the holidays so that you’ll look back on this season with joy instead of relief.
by Richard W. Honsinger, MD, MACP, FAAAAI, and
Rosa Linda Tarango, BA, BS
Flu - don't get it; don't spread it. Answers to questions about flu vaccine for people with allergies or asthma.