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During this COVID-19 pandemic, almost everything in our lives has ground to a halt. Almost. While a lot of things stopped or closed or changed, a few things didn’t. Allergies didn’t stop. Asthma didn’t stop. And the board-certified asthma and allergy specialists at Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center didn’t stop caring for and […]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
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 if you have food allergies, are there […]Read More
45 percent of Americans said it was their New Year’s resolution in 2018 to get in better shape or lose weight, according to a Statista study. During the first weeks of a new year, it is very common to see gyms flooded with new members. You too may be one of those fresh gym members, […]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 to your asthma management plan. Avoiding asthmatic […]Read More
While you do your best each day to avoid the triggers that might kickstart your asthma symptoms, you can’t always prepare for everything. For instance, you might engage in physical activity that’s more vigorous than predicted. The air quality around you might suddenly and unexpectedly change due to smoke, pollen or other irritants. During those […]Read More
Have you ever experienced an involuntary sensation of breathlessness? Your chest tightens as your lungs struggle to find air, and you search your pockets for relief in the form of an inhaler. For many people, this occurrence is the result of a common lung disease called asthma. Your body’s bronchial tubes are responsible for moving […]Read More
Few feelings in life are scarier than not being able to breathe, yet for asthma sufferers the world over, it’s a common feeling. Asthma is defined as a chronic condition that affects the airways, closing these due to inflammation. What results is a sense of breathlessness. An incurable condition, by understanding more about asthma, you […]Read More
When an asthma attack occurs, your bronchial tubes – the pathways that let air enter and leave the lungs become inflamed and the muscles surrounding the bronchial tubes – tighten. This results in narrowing of the air passages, making breathing very difficult. Other symptoms may also appear including coughing and wheezing. An asthma attack can […]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, etc.) are aware of their allergies and will […]Read More
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