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, 

Tips for a safer & more enjoyable outdoor activities

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.

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.

Back to School tips for Students with Allergies and Asthma

By: Angelina Lombardi, M.D.

School will be back in session in a few weeks and with that comes a great deal of anticipation and preparation by parents and students alike. There are school supplies to buy, teachers to meet, clubs and activities to join, and new and old classmates to see. On top of this already hectic list of things to do,

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