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