Will Allergies Cause Infections?

Will Allergies Cause Infections?

There are two major ways allergies increase your chance of getting an infection. Similar to our skin, our mucosal membranes act as a barrier to infections.   Mucous membranes can be found in our throat, our nostrils, our lungs, and in our GI tract.   Our skin, if not...
Allergies

Allergies

When you’re walking with your honey And your nose is kind of runny, You may think it’s rather funny, But it’S NOT! This little poem was taught to me years ago by one of my mentors, Dr Jack Selner. It is cute and the play on words makes you laugh, but the truth is it...
Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a life threatening condition that can be triggered by specific allergies. It is important to be evaluated for the cause of anaphylaxis so that the trigger can be avoided or so that you can receive immunotherapy to decrease the likelihood of anaphylaxis....
Asthma

Asthma

Yes, you and your family can still be active and enjoy the outdoors. No one should have to limit their activities because of asthma. Asthma is a condition caused by chronic (long-term, ongoing) inflammation of the airways or breathing passages of the lungs.  ...