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Winter Asthma and Sinus problems – How to best prepare

•             Avoid exercising outside when the inversion is present. As an alternative, workout from home, in a gym, or go walking in a mall. •             Avoiding or limit exposure to all asthma triggers during the inversions. •             Wash hands regularly and...

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All About Fall Allergies

Airborne pollens and mold spores lead to seasonal allergies (hay fever) in people who are allergic to them. There are three main groups of pollens; these vary by season. First, the trees begin to pollenate in the late-winter and early spring. Then, in mid- to...

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Back to school time! is your child’s asthma under control?

Back-to-school time is a great time to evaluate asthma and allergy control with kids. When school starts, students tend to share viral upper respiratory infections (cold viruses). These often trigger flares of asthma and are a common cause of “asthma attacks.”...

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Why is August the worst month for my allergies?

Different plants pollinate at different times of the year. During the late summer and through the fall, weeds tend to be the most prominent plants producing pollens. This would include weeds that people frequently talk about such as ragweed. In the Intermountain West,...

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Does Smoking Help or Hurt Asthma?

Many people report fewer breathing symptoms when they smoke (especially early on). This has led to the belief that asthma does better when smoking. Fortunately, this belief is not commonly held nowadays, because even though some people feel...

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Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment

Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment Seasonal allergies or “hay fever” arise when your body becomes hyper-reactive to normally benign elements of the environment such as pollen, animal dander, and dust. Symptoms can range in severity from mild...

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Asthma: Symptoms and Treatment

Asthma: Symptoms and Treatment Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the breathing tubes (airways) of the lungs. It is usually (but not always) associated with allergy. In fact, the same type of inflammation that happens in the mucous membranes in the nose and...

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Three Ways to Improve Exercise with Asthma

Three Ways to Improve Exercise with Asthma Many people with asthma find their breathing worsens with exercise, but asthma does not need to limit exercise! So, how can we improve exercise performance and minimize limitations in spite of asthma?...

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Nasal Allergies

What is Allergic Rhinitis? Nasal allergies, also known as allergic rhinitis or hayfever, are very common. In fact, allergies are one of the most common health conditions leaving patients to seek medical attention. Symptoms of nasal allergies...

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Are my sinus problems caused by my allergies?

Individuals with nasal allergies do tend to have more sinus problems, including sinus infections. Although not everyone with sinus problems has allergies, because many do, it is often helpful to do allergy testing in people with chronic or...

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Is it allergies? Take this quiz!

Is it allergies? Take this quiz! Do you have a runny nose? Do you sneeze a lot? Do you have red, itchy eyes? Are you constantly tired? Do you have trouble breathing through your nose? If you answered yes to these questions, you are probably...

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Camping with Allergies

Problems with allergies and asthma often limit a person’s ability to enjoy outdoor activities, especially during allergy season. This is often very problematic during the more intense, prolonged outdoor exposure people have while camping. To...

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5 Steps to Allergy Free Spring:

5 Steps to Allergy Free Spring: 1- Keep the outdoors outside: · Keep windows closed, run the air conditioner instead · Keep pets, and the pollens they carry around, out of the bedroom 2- The pollen count is highest in the morning. Limit...

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Allergy and Asthma Treatment During Pregnancy

While a miraculous process, pregnancy can certainly contribute to many health problems (in addition to all the difficulties and struggles of pregnancy itself). Although the statistics are not exact, probably about one third of women with asthma will find...

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Immunotherapy Schedule: What You Need to Know

Allergy, Medical Concept with Selective Focus. Allergy, Medical Concept with Pills, Injections and Syringe. Allergy Diagnosis, Medical Concept. Composition of Medicaments. 3D Render.[/caption] There are two phases to allergen immunotherapy....

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