Category Archives: Asthma

Household indoor pollution linked to lung problems!

By Faith Huang, M.D. Adapted from article from ACAAI. According to a study by Dr. Raj Kumar, titled “The Association of Household Air Pollution with Allergic Respiratory Diseases in Children” that was recently presented at the American College of Allergy, … Continue reading

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Do I have asthma or chronic obstructive airway disease? Doctors are telling me I have both!

By Faith Huang, adapted from an article here. Some older adults with obstructive airway disease have overlapping characteristics of both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Patients with asthma are used to symptoms of coughing, wheezing and shortness of … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for Postnasal Drip!

Written by Faith Huang, M.D. Adapted from article by Dr. Harold Katz Postnasal drip tends to crop up during the holiday season—for many reasons!  Postnasal drip is when mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat. Normally, … Continue reading

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Allergies and Asthma For Dummies by William E. Berger, M.D.

Sneezing. Sniffling. Hives. Rashes. Burning eyes. Runny nose. Sinus headache. Scratchy throat. Asthma attacks…. Whether you’re reacting to pollen or peanuts, your boyfriend’s cat or your girlfriend’s pooch, your husband’s aftershave, or your neighbor’s barbecue, allergies are definitely a drag. … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes video from Dr. Carr and The Local Dish

Did you see the behind the scene video from Dr. Carr’s photo shoot with The Local Dish.

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