Pollen counts are updated daily from February 15 to November 15.
With the back-and-forth warm weather, your allergy symptoms might have started back up. It feels like spring out and it's confusing for many. You probably have a friend or family member in your life who doesn’t understand your allergy symptoms, because they don’t have them. Perhaps they had...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...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
Dr. Roopen Patel, the president of Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center, was recently featured on WCNC Charlotte, to talk about Fall allergies. Click the full screen to enjoy the video below: See the full story hereRead More
Unfortunately, anxiety can heighten an asthma sufferers’ asthma symptoms. For those with asthma, both adults and kids, there is more going on during an asthma attack than constricted breathing. Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center’s Gray Norris, MD board-certified Allergy and Immunology physician shares his thoughts on asthma and anxiety:...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...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 & 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
Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center has compiled a comprehensive back-to-school checklist to help parents, teachers, and students navigate the challenges of the school year while managing allergies and asthma. Jump to a Checklist Checklist for Parents Checklist for Teachers Checklist for Students Checklist for Parents: Inform your child's...Read More
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