Tag Archives: nurse practitioner

Time for Spring Cleaning!

During this spring, it can be great for your overall health to do a spring cleaning of your home!  For those of you who are sensitive to allergens that are indoors, allergy “season” is one that lasts all year round, … Continue reading

Posted in "Do you have", Allergic Rhinitis, Allergies, Severe Allergies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Time for Spring Cleaning!

New Medication Approved for Chronic Hives!

(Omalizumab approved by the FDA for Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria) Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a skin disease where patients get red and itchy hives that come and go for more than 6 weeks.  About 40% of CIU patients also experience … Continue reading

Posted in "Do you have", Allergies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on New Medication Approved for Chronic Hives!

Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy

Oral immunotherapy for food allergy has gotten a lot of attention recently. It has been something that has intrigued patients, parents of food allergic children as well and allergists as a potential future therapy. Currently, the standard of care for … Continue reading

Posted in Food Allergy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy

What’s causing this rash?

As allergists, we see many patients with rashes of all types.   There are many different causes of rashes, and one type has been in the news lately–a preservative found in many popular wet wipes and baby wipes has been determined … Continue reading

Posted in "Do you have", Allergies, Humanitarian Involvement, Severe Allergies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What’s causing this rash?

Exercising with Allergies and Asthma

Do you avoid exercising because you have allergies or asthma, or both?  There are many healthy benefits of exercise, but for people with allergies or asthma, exercise can be hard, discouraging or sometimes even seem unbearable! Allergies and asthma can … Continue reading

Posted in Allergies, Asthma | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Exercising with Allergies and Asthma

Copyright © 2019 Practice Builders and Allergy & Asthma Associates of Southern California. All rights reserved.