Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
For families everywhere, going to summer camp for the first time is a big deal for both the parents and child. Spending multiple nights away from home can be a significant transition for a child that is often compared to learning how to ride a bike, leaving the...Read More
According to the American Lung Association, 37 million Americans live with chronic lung disease like asthma or COPD. For these individuals, becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic virus that causes COVID-19, can seriously exacerbate the symptoms of their underlying condition. As we continue to learn about the pandemic...Read More
May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. This time of year, we spend a lot of time talking about allergies, and testing and treatment options for various allergies. However, let's not forget about asthma! Richard P. Silton, MD speaks in this video on the benefits of asthma testing,...Read More
Our awesome, energetic friend Kade wants to show you how to get an allergy shot at Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center. He and his family created this informative video on what it is like to get a shot. Watch to see the process and just how easy it...Read More
Allergies can come in many shapes and sizes. While some people can enjoy beautiful weather, others avoid going outdoors at all costs. The same situation may occur for people watching others enjoy an endless variety of foods while they must be very selective. Those people who suffer from...Read More
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