Q: My stepson has asthma that bothers him most during ragweed season. He also gets eye symptoms (conjunctivitis) in the fall. Although he’s on a controller medication, last September he had an asthma attack that landed him briefly in the ER. I’d like to help him get better control. What would you recommend? Dr. Bassett: Ragweed […]
How to Control Asthma Symptoms During Ragweed Season
Too little sleep can mean more asthma attacks in adults
A good night’s sleep is crucial to good health. A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) reveals that too little sleep, and occasionally too much sleep, can negatively impact adults with asthma. “Previous research revealed that poor sleep quality has […]
Please Don’t Stop Your Asthma Medicines – An Editorial From Dr. Mitchell Grayson on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
With the current spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. and around the world, many people with asthma wonder how it would affect them if they got the illness. There is a lot we still don’t know about this illness. Dr. Mitchell Grayson, the chair of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s […]
Cleveland Clinic opens NE Ohio’s first food allergy center
The Cleveland Clinic celebrated the opening of its food allergy center in Strongsville on Tuesday. It’s the first center of its kind in Northeast Ohio. It combines allergists, pediatric psychologists and registered dieticians who work to prevent, diagnose, study and treat food allergies and diseases caused by reactions to food. These experts will also conduct […]
Five things your sweetie with allergies doesn’t want for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day tends to bring out the urge to “spend big” on gifts that will sweep your loved one off their feet. But some gifts can cause allergy and asthma symptoms and should be avoided no matter how much you think they might convey your devotion. “If you want to impress your beloved this year, […]
Fa-la-lah-choo! Allergic to the Holidays?
Your goal may be to celebrate the holidays in style this year, but your allergies and asthma are making you feel like the Grinch – before his heart grew 2 sizes. Bah. You may not even be aware of what’s causing the extra sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes. “Two thirds of allergy sufferers have symptoms […]
How to have an allergy-friendly Thanksgiving
The best part about Thanksgiving is spending time with family and feasting on delicious foods, but the holiday can be a challenge for individuals with a food allergy. An allergy expert at the Baylor College of Medicine offers advice on how to accommodate food allergies so everyone can have a safe holiday season. Dr. Carla […]
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Four Things You Might Not Know About Fall Allergies
As most allergy sufferers will tell you, allergy symptoms can always be bothersome, turning any time of year into sneezing season. A runny nose, itchy eyes and scratchy throat can arise as the days get shorter and the leaves begin to change. The fall can be especially difficult for people who are sensitive to mold […]
Vaccine Seeks to Eliminate Cat Allergies
Cats can be your constant furry companion or the cause of lots of sneezing, an itchy throat and red, watery eyes. If you fall into that second group, you may be in luck thanks to a pending vaccine. A Swiss pharmaceutical company has developed a vaccine but it’s not for you, it’s for the cats. […]