Dust Mites are microscopic creatures related to other mites and ticks in the class of Arachnidan. They live where human beings live, and where the humidity is optimal for their life cycle. Dust mites cause allergies in millions of Americans. Dust mites are invisible to the naked eye. What dust mites lack in size they make up in sheer numbers.
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.
Original article from Fox Carolina
GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) –
Christine Wiethop gets an allergy shot once a week.
“I would usually get a reaction in my mouth that kind of an itch or tingling, my tongue could actually go numb,” Wiethop said.
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,
“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,
Sunny delightful warm weather is coming! It is time to enjoy the great outdoors but there could be a risk for possible allergic reactions. With careful planning and good decision making, allergy sufferers can prevent and minimize problems. Many parents and children are signing up for spring and summer camps. We can address potential risks and give you tips on how to handle them.