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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
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847-247-1200
85 West Algonquin Road
Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
 

Organization website: www.AllergyandAsthmaRelief.org

About Us

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), established in 1942, is a professional medical association of more than 5,700 allergists-immunologists and allied health professionals. ACAAI allergists are board-certified physicians trained to diagnose allergies and asthma, administer immunotherapy, and provide patients with the best treatment outcomes.

 

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Urushiol is a chemical found in the oil of mango sap. Urushiol is also found in poison ivy and poison oak. Therefore, people who have a history of...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
First-line therapy includes avoidance, cold compresses, and lubrication, and those who wear contact lenses should use the disposable kind. Avoidance...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Allergic reactions to sulfa (sulfonamide) medications are not uncommon. However, I know of no relationship between the sulfur mineral and sulfonamide...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
GERD, or Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, triggers or worsens respiratory symptoms in a number of people with asthma. Once the GERD is controlled...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Asthma is not an emotional or psychological disease, although strong emotions, such as laughter or crying, and psychological stressors can definitely...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Fog machines use various components to create their effects. Water, dry ice, liquid nitrogen, and liquid air all have been used to create a fog...
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Allergy testing should be done initially, and then when indicated. Indications may be:A change in disease patternsA decision that something was...
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Oral antihistamines relieve many of the allergy symptoms by blocking histamine, the chemical “culprit” that causes many symptoms. Antihistamines are...
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In addition to medicine, your allergist will give you simple tips to prevent symptoms. These include:Warm up at least 10 minutes before exercise...
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Quick-relief inhalers are used to stop symptoms and should be carried at all times if you have asthma or EIB. To prevent EIB symptoms, you may take...
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With proper treatment, EIB shouldn’t stop anyone from exercising or doing sports. Some activities are more likely to trigger EIB. Usually these are...
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Asthma triggers are things that don’t bother most people, but can make inflamed lungs worse if you have asthma.Asthma triggers include:Pollen, dust...
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Always follow the instructions of a physician. People with asthma should have an action plan for dealing with an acute attack. In general, it is...
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Your asthma may worsen, stay unchanged, or possibly improve during pregnancy. Although it cannot be accurately predicted in a first pregnancy, asthma...
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If uncontrolled, severe asthma may be harmful to the developing fetus. However, if well controlled, it should not have an adverse effect on you or...