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  • Allergy and Asthma Tips to Help You Enjoy the Holiday Season

    Posted on: November 29, 2021

    If you have asthma and/or allergies, you might be a little hesitant to fully engage in all the holiday cheer. While family and friends are out merrymaking, you must wonder, will scented candles or the smell of pine from a Christmas tree trigger your asthma or allergies? Or...

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  • Dr. Roopen Patel Featured on WCNC Charlotte

    Posted on: October 21, 2021

    Dr. Roopen Patel, the president of Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center, was recently featured on WCNC Charlotte, to talk about Fall allergies. Click the full screen to enjoy the video below: See the full story here

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  • Asthma and Anxiety: Learn How Asthma & Anxiety Relate to One Another

    Posted on: October 20, 2021

    Unfortunately, anxiety can heighten an asthma sufferers’ asthma symptoms. For those with asthma, both adults and kids, there is more going on during an asthma attack than constricted breathing. Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center’s Gray Norris, MD board-certified Allergy and Immunology physician shares his thoughts on asthma and anxiety:...

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  • Pollen & Mold Counter: Daily Allergy Information

    Posted on: September 29, 2021

    Almost everyone has experience with allergies and some people's allergies are more serious than others. And, almost everyone’s allergies vary in their severity. You’ll likely experience more symptoms during the spring, for example, when common outdoor allergens such as pollen are more common. Even that will vary, however....

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  • Mold: A Trigger for Asthma and Allergy

    Posted on: September 21, 2021

    Asthma is a serious disease that affects your ability to breathe. Many people who suffer from asthma have symptoms with exposure to mold. Mold and mildew are fungi, a type of organism that reproduces via spores. Spores are airborne particles that grow in wet or damp environments. Mold can...

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  • Don’t Let Allergies Keep you Indoors this Fall.

    Posted on: August 30, 2021

    There are lots of fun things to do in and around Charlotte, NC during the fall months. Activities include everything from hiking to hayrides and apple picking to collecting an array of colorful fall leaves. Other activities include: Fishing & visiting local lakes, rivers, & streams Tailgating at local...

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  • Food Allergy & Food Intolerance: What’s The Difference?

    Posted on: August 18, 2021

    You probably know people who are intolerant or sensitive to certain foods, but what does it mean to have a food allergy? Often food intolerances or sensitivities are confused with food allergies, but the differences can be significant. If you’re suffering from an intolerance, a sensitivity, or an...

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  • Can You Outgrow Asthma?

    Posted on: August 11, 2021

    Those who have asthma are aware that the condition is incurable. However, there may be stretches of times where asthma attacks and other symptoms don’t flare up. While these are nice periods of relief, this doesn’t mean your asthma has disappeared. Instead, going months between episodes is a testament...

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  • Back to School Asthma and Allergy Checklist

    Posted on: August 2, 2021

    School is back in session! If you haven’t already, be sure to review the Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center back to school checklist:   1. Inform your child’s school of any food allergies. Be sure all staff members responsible for your child (classroom teacher, lunchroom staff, school nurse,...

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  • Stinging Insect Allergies: Treatment, Testing, and Prevention

    Posted on: July 21, 2021

    What is a stinging insect allergy? Each year millions of Americans are stung by bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and fire ants. These insects, members of the Hymenoptera family, inject venom into their victims when they sting. The usual, non-allergic reaction to a sting lasts only a few hours, resulting...

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