Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
It’s the same thing almost every single night. You brush your teeth, finish your nightly routine, climb into bed, and immediately feel congested and sneezy. If you suffer from allergies, your symptoms most likely get worse at night. This is something you share with other allergy patients. In fact, research shows that...Read More
by: Beth A. Seiler, M.D. Food allergies affect approximately 6 percent of children younger than three years of age and 4 percent of adults in the United States. Those percentages may sound small at first, but according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), more...Read More
What Is Rhinitis? Rhinitis can be an extremely uncomfortable condition. With symptoms like postnasal drip, sneezing and a stuffy or runny nose, this medical condition can make you less productive at work, have you seeing the doctor more often and leave you suffering from drowsiness and other side effects...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
You seem to go through the same routine day after day this time of year. You wake up with congestion, a runny nose, watery eyes and a cough that won’t quit. Annoyed, you drag yourself out of bed and straight to the kitchen or bathroom so you can...Read More
Many times when we receive a diagnosis we are given medications which can help our body heal and, with time, we are sometimes cured. Yet allergy medications work only for symptom control. This may have you wondering, are allergies curable? Is there a treatment you’re missing? Why Are...Read More
Springtime has officially arrived, which means it’s prime allergy season. You may rely on over-the-counter or even prescription medication to get you through, but this year has been different. You’re still taking your medication, but you can’t seem to stop itching, sneezing, and feeling congested. You’re starting to...Read More
Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center's Dr. Roopen Patel recently appeared on Fox News 46, discussing how the early allergy season can interact with the flu to produce asthma attacks. "If you get flu, that's a reason to get an asthma attack, excess pollen can cause trigger an asthma attack....Read More
For most of us, the holiday season is filled with good cheer. With multiple parties, gifts, and holiday decorations it is hard not to get in the holiday spirit – unless you are a parent of a child with food allergies. If your child has food allergies, it...Read More
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 Tailgating at your local football game Make “leaf angles.” Rent...Read More
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