With all of the coughing and wheezing you have been doing, it can be hard to figure out what’s wrong. Are you out of shape, do you have allergies, feeling a little sick, or do you have asthma? For most people asthma is diagnosed as a child, but there are cases that may develop later … Continue reading Changes in asthma with age
After a sneeze you may hear the excuse, “Oh, it’s just allergies!” but bystanders wonder if it’s really true. During this season, airborne allergies are widespread but so is the common cold. Is it a Cold or Allergies? How do you know what is a sign of allergies or what is just a common cold? … Continue reading “Oh, it’s just allergies!”
This blog post is part of the Google+ Healthy Hangouts series on breaking and timely health news. Asthma is often thought of as a childhood disease, and while it may occur more frequently in children, it can strike at any age. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have asthma. Even … Continue reading WATCH: How The Rules of Two® Can Help Asthma Sufferers
Allergy symptoms are common problems for more than 20 percent of the United States population. Allergies also account for nearly 40 percent of all physician visits annually, and patients with allergies can be treated by physicians in a wide array of specialities. The most common specialties offering allergy treatments are family practice, pediatrics, internal medicine, … Continue reading 2 Steps for Allergy Management
What started in Asia as a fad (where many of the devices are manufactured), has since moved into the mainstream, Western commercial world. Tobacco giants hungrily eye the potential of e-cigarettes that are purposed to be safer than the real stuff, but still deliver the nicotine “kick” that so many smokers are hooked on. That’s … Continue reading Are E-Cigarettes Here to Stay?
Ah , summer: A time for hiking, biking, picnicking and, for the many people living with asthma, concern. But an asthma diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the great outdoors. Stay active and safe by following these tips from Mark Millard, M.D., a pulmonologist on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical … Continue reading Dealing with Asthma: Breathe Easy
When I woke up this morning, sneezing. I didn’t need to look at the calendar to know my allergies had returned. The nose knows! Dr. Bobby Lanier, an allergist on the medical staff at Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth breaks down all the why’s and how’s of allergies. What are allergies? Allergy … Continue reading Allergies: A Genetic Superiority From Our Ancestors
It’s that time of the year; the flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green, and people who suffer from nasal allergies and sinus pain are struggling to catch their next breath. Many people in North Texas, women in particular, suffer from chronic sinusitis, a common condition that involves the sinuses becoming inflamed and swollen. … Continue reading Sinuses Got You Down This Spring?
Scott & White Allergist, Dr. David Weldon offers tips to dealing with spring allergy symptoms It’s that wonderful time of year again when you’re accompanied by used tissues wherever you go, you have to wear extra makeup to cover up those puffy, allergy eyes and you’re nose resembles a certain red-nosed reindeer. Yep, it’s spring, … Continue reading Stop the stuffy nose and adios those annoying allergies
As the Texas trees begin to bud out, something else is budding in the doctors’ offices: Spring allergies. “I definitely see almost a double of what I saw in the winter,” Dr. Bradley Jones, M.D., an internist on the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at Irving said. “You can almost set your watch by … Continue reading Spring Allergies Are Blooming