Flu season is here!

Adults and Children with Asthma are at High Risk for Complications from the Flu

*Asthma causes inflammation in the airways and the Flu can worsen asthma symptoms and trigger asthma attacks.

*People with asthma are more likely to develop pneumonia after having the flu than those who do not have asthma.

Allergic Disease & Asthma Center Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Allergic Disease & Asthma Center celebrated the grand opening of our newest Easley location 5155 Calhoun Memorial Highway on Wednesday, September 19.

The physicians and staff at the Allergic Disease & Asthma Center, P.A. (ADAC) understand how allergies and asthma can affect your daily life. They have compassion for the suffering experienced by our patients.

Thunder Fever

When pollen season meets thunderstorm season and Upstate allergist says you get what’s known as “Thunder Fever.”
There are three factors that affect the pollen count: wind, temperature, and humidity or rain.

You can find the original article and watch the video at WSPA.com

World Asthma Day aims to increase awareness, treatment

by Rebecca Howerton

Asthma affects 300 million people worldwide, causing 250,000 annual deaths—almost all preventable, according to the World Health Organization. To increase awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of this chronic disease, in 1998 the Global Initiative for Asthma designated the first Tuesday in May World Asthma Day.

The theme for World Asthma Day 2018,

New and emerging treatments for allergic conditions

Not just allergy shots anymore…

“Biologic therapies” target specific receptors within our immune system, preventing the cycle of inflammation from beginning. There are multiple biologic treatments for asthma available at present, including Xolair, Nucala, Cinqair, and Fasenra, and several that are expected to be available in the near future. These medications have proven to decrease asthma exacerbations, 

Antibiotics and antacids linked to allergies in kids

As tree pollen blankets the landscape in its annual springtime ritual, allergy sufferers everywhere are reaching for the tissues and antihistamines.

Allergies are common — about 50 million Americans have some kind of allergy, from hay fever to hives, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. And the numbers have been rising for decades.

Top 5 Spring Allergy Mistakes to Avoid This Season

Do you sneeze and wheeze all spring long? If so, you may be making common mistakes that prevent you from keeping your allergy symptoms under control. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) alerts allergy sufferers to avoid these five common mistakes:

  • Treating symptoms without knowing what you’re allergic to. 

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