Food Allergies

Food allergies have become an important health problem in today’s society; approximately 4-6% of children and 4% of adults suffer from food allergies according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Although food allergy symptoms are more common in children than adults, they can occur at any age. So, it is possible to eat a particular food through your lifetime and one day,

Ragweed allergy heats up with climate change

If you think your ragweed allergies are getting worse, you may be right. And global warming may be the culprit. That’s not good news for the estimated 36 million Americans who suffer from ragweed allergy, the primary cause of fall allergy symptoms. Ragweed season unofficially begins August 15.  The pollen counts peak around September 19th. 

Flu Season Ahead

As flu season kicks off we want to provide the information needed to help keep you and your loved ones healthy.   Influenza activity begins to increase in October with a peak between December and February and can last as late as May.  There are a lot of things you can do to decrease your chances of getting the flu including washing your hands frequently with soap and water,

Pet Ownership and the Allergic Child

Americans are known for their love of household pets; approximately 50-65% of American households own pets. Dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, and guinea pigs are among the most popular household pets. Studies have shown that there are numerous benefits to be gained from pet ownership. Pets help improve the physical, mental, and emotional health of their owners regardless of their age.

World Asthma Day

In honor of our patients living with asthma, we are celebrating World Asthma Day at our office, located at:

Allergic Disease & Asthma Center, PA
1202 East Butler Road
Greenville, SC 29607

Tuesday May 7th 2019
3-6pm

If you, or a close family members are living with asthma,

Safeguard against Dust and Dust Mites

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.

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.

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, 

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