The Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center Pollen and Mold Counter will return February 15, 2021.
What is a Latex Allergy? Latex is a natural stretchy rubber sap that comes from rubber trees and is found in much more than balloons and rubber gloves. Latex can also appear in all sorts of items like paint, toys, and bandages. If you have a latex allergy or...Read More
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...Read More
Eggs are known for being high in protein and easy to eat in a variety of different ways. According to a 2019 Food & Wine article, the average American consumes 279 eggs a year. If you’re used to eating eggs but have noticed a change in how your...Read More
by Richard S. Roberts, M.D. Updated Announcement November 16, 2020: Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center is excited to announce that it is now offering Palforzia. Dr. Emily Langley provides an update on this new treatment. She comments, "the first peanut oral immunotherapy product, named Palforzia, was FDA approved earlier...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...Read More
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....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...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...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...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...Read More
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