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Why You Should Get Your Flu Shot

It Is Still Very Important to Get Your Annual Flu Shot New variants of the COVID-19 coronavirus, influenza, and other viruses will be circulating and spreading over the coming months. Flu and other viral infections can trigger asthma attacks…
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Collegebound? Important Steps for Those with Allergies and Asthma

The summer before your teen heads off to college is full of checklists. However, if your child has environmental allergies, asthma, and/or a food allergy, there are important items that should be on the list. For some young adults, this may…
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Summer Asthma Management

Asthma has many known triggers, and for some people, they’re worse during the summer months. Although factors such as poor air quality don’t directly cause asthma, they can exacerbate symptoms. Fortunately, it’s still possible to enjoy…
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What is Eosinophilic Asthma?

There are different types of asthma. The most common type is allergic asthma where symptoms are triggered by exposure to specific allergens like dust, pet dander, pollen and mold. Another type is eosinophilic asthma, sometimes called e-asthma. Eosinophils…
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Palforzia – The First FDA Approved Treatment for Children with Peanut Allergy

In 2020, the FDA approved the first treatment for peanut allergy in children.  AllergySA was the first clinic in San Antonio to introduce Palforzia. We were the second clinic in the nation to have a patient reach the maintenance phase in the…
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What Is Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

When it comes to conditions that an allergist/immunologist treats, we most often think of nasal allergies, asthma, food allergies, as well as skin rashes, and immune disorders. But there is a chronic inflammatory condition of the esophagus you…
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What to Expect this Spring Season

What to Expect this Spring Season Spring 2023 is just around the corner, so if you are a spring allergy sufferer, the time to prepare is now!  Here’s what you need to know: Just as mountain cedar pollen abates in our area, the new growth…

How Does the FASTER Act Address the Rise of Sesame Seed Allergy?

The Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act was signed into law in April of 2021, prioritizing food allergy research and specifically declaring sesame as the 9th major food allergen recognized by the United States.…
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Commit to Better Breathing in the New Year!

With the new year come new opportunities for health goals and resolutions. For allergy and asthma sufferers, it’s the perfect time to get the wheezing and sneezing under control and commit to better breathing in the coming year! There are…
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Have You Met Your Deductible? A Good Time for Allergy Testing

Have You Met Your Deductible? The end of the year is a good time to think about how to get the most from your health insurance, including scheduling an appointment for an allergy test. Both allergy testing and treatments are covered by most…
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Allergy & Asthma Tips for a Happy Holiday Season

The holiday and winter season can be a tough time for individuals with allergies or asthma. From the cold weather to the holiday meals, it’s important for individuals with these conditions to be aware of potential risks they might face. Here…
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Eczema – The First Sign That Other Allergic Conditions May Follow

Researchers are continually learning more about the underlying causes and triggers of eczema. Even today, the root cause remains a bit of a mystery. Allergy experts believe that it’s related to one’s genetics (up to 70% of people with eczema…