2017 Practice News
On Jan. 5, updated guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) defined high-, moderate- and low-risk infants for developing peanut allergy, and how to proceed with the introduction of peanut-containing foods based on risk.
Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially fatal allergic reaction. Patients with life threatening allergies need immediate access to epinephrine, the only medication that can quickly reverse the symptoms of anaphylaxis. For patients at risk for anaphylaxis, there are now options in injectable epinephrine.
With the new year comes new opportunities for health goals and resolutions. For allergy and asthma sufferers, it's the perfect time to get the wheezing and sneezing under control and commit to better breathing in 2016!
If you are perpetually stuffy, have itchy eyes, and pressure in your head during winter, you might suffer from what is often called “winter allergies.” Because you are indoors more during the colder months (often with little ventilation), you are exposed to indoor allergens like mold, dust mites, and animal dander.
The holiday and winter season can be a tough time for individuals with allergies or asthma. From the cold weather to all the holiday family meals, it’s important for individuals with these conditions to be aware of potential risks they might face.