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Allergy & Asthma Care

Our Allergists & Asthma Specialists Help You Breathe Easy

Uncomfortable symptoms create an uncomfortable lifestyle. Wheezing, sniffling, drippy eyes and noses – these symptoms are inconveniences at best and downright scary at their worst. But with the help of our allergists (allergy doctors) and pulmonologists (asthma specialists), we can help turn the tables on allergies, asthma and immune system issues.

Allergy & Asthma

Allergies

Allergies actually start in your immune system, which controls how your body defends itself. If you have an allergy to pollen, your immune system identifies pollen as a danger to its defenses. Your immune system overreacts by producing substances that cause an allergic reaction. It's important that you speak with a qualified physician about allergy testing to properly diagnose your condition.

Conditions

Our allergists treat the following:

  • Allergic eye conditions
  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic shock)
  • Asthma
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Drug allergies
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Eczema
  • Food allergies
  • Hives and swelling
  • Immune deficiency
  • Insect allergies
  • Nasal polyps
  • Sinusitis

Diagnosis & Treatment

We offer the following services to help you manage and treat your allergies:

Diagnosis

  • Allergy skin testing

Treatment

  • Allergy medication
  • Allergy shots
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lifestyle modification guidance, which may include:
    • Controlling the home environment
    • Outdoor air, indoor air and air conditioning
    • Trigger controls
  • Avoidance

Asthma

Asthma is a disorder with swelling or inflammation of the airways. It may cause wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing, and affects infants, children and adults. Our Asthma Management program can help you better control your asthma, relieving some of the fear and anxiety of these attacks. Start a conversation with a specialist at one of our asthma clinics today!

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Upcoming Events

  • Ongoing
    Free Smoking Cessation support group for adult individuals, their friends and family at any stage of the quitting process to help people develop a quit plan.
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    This is a free support group for persons with all types of pulmonary conditions.