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by Richard P. Silton, M.D. and Roopen R. Patel, M.D. Updated September 2020 This flu season will present unique challenges for all of us during 2020/2021. Unless there are extenuating circumstances, the physicians of the CAAC advise everyone age 6 months or older get a flu shot this season. We are entering unchartered territory. This will […]Read More
Did you know there are steps you can take to reduce allergens in your own home? Live more comfortably by taking the steps below to reduce mold, dust, pollen, or other allergies from your home. What Are Allergens? An allergen is anything that triggers an allergic reaction. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology […]Read More
by Richard C. Herring, M.D. When we think of spring and fall, we think of flowers blooming, nice weather, outdoors, sports. But all of this can be interrupted if you are one of over 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma. Hay fever symptoms of ongoing runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchiness, can […]Read More
New parents face many life challenges when they have a child. Diaper changes, bathing and feeding represent a small portion of these challenges – with a lot of advice and assistance from friends and family, of course. One important thing new parents need to know is that the guidelines for peanut allergies changed in early […]Read More
Many allergy sufferers feel differently based on the time of year. Outdoor allergies may be mild in some months, then more severe in others as pollen counts change. How you feel depends on the season, your specific allergen triggers and how much time you spend outdoors. It needn’t be that way, though, as effective treatments […]Read More
Many people love spring because it means longer days, warmer weather, and the end of a dreary winter. Except whenever you go outdoors, you start sneezing like crazy. Not only that, but your eyes get red and watery, your nose is runny, and you feel like you can barely breathe. For many people, this is […]Read More
Call today to schedule an appointment — no referral necessary* Are you suffering from these common asthma triggers?: Allergens such as Pollen of Trees, Grass, & Weeds (all are present locally) Allergens from the Home such as Pet Dander & Dust Mites (more common bc everyone is staying at home more) Physical Activity or Exercise […]Read More
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 be found both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor mold […]Read More
When we think of spring, we think of flowers blooming, nice weather, outdoors, sports. Many Charlotte residents agree it’s our most beautiful time of year! However, for nearly one-third of you, spring is not enjoyable due to spring allergies. If you are one of over 40 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma, spring […]Read More
You love your pet like a member of the family, but what happens when your pet triggers your allergy symptoms? You want to keep living with your pet, but not if that means an itchy, runny nose, congestion, coughing and sneezing all the time. What do you do? The good news is that it’s possible […]Read More
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