Managing Seasonal Allergies

Spring and Summer are active times of the year for people living in the Atlanta area. Love is in the air, in more ways than one. Trees and grasses release pollen into the air as part of their reproductive cycles. Life is good, unless you are a person with allergies to those...
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Allergies relates to asthma in both children and adults

Asthma has often been linked with allergies. However, these studies have all focused on children or teens, rather than adults. A recent study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the medical journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology...
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What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways are inflamed (swollen). The inflammation makes the airways very sensitive, and they tend to react...
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Rush Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)

Immunotherapy (allergy shots) involves injecting very small amounts of the substances causing allergic reactions and then building up to full immunizing doses. Rush immunotherapy is an accelerated form of immunotherapy that allows patients to see clinical improvements faster than...
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Introduction to Allergies

Sneezing is not always the symptom of a cold. Sometimes, it is an allergic reaction to something in the air. Health experts estimate that 35 million Americans suffer from upper respiratory tract symptoms that are allergic reactions to airborne allergens. Pollen allergy, commonly...
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