Even Olympians Have Asthma

“As athletes compete in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, more than a few will be reaching for their inhaler to deal with asthma symptoms. Asthma is the most common chronic condition among Olympic athletes, according to a 2012 study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The study looked at athletes in the five Summer and Winter Olympic Games between 2002 and 2010 and found...
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Back to School and Food Allergies

“Many of us are preparing to send our children back to school, but for parents of the more than six million children with a food allergy, back to school means more than just buying supplies and clothes. As Serese Cole reports in Health Check, it means making sure your student is safe at school.” Read the full article...
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Allergies, Asthma, and College

You’re a teenager with allergies or asthma and later this year you’ll be heading off to college. You may be thinking, “I have tons of time to get myself together before I leave.” Not so much. Start now to consider how you’ll shift gears. Read the full article on the ACAAI website...
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Thanksgiving and Food Allergies

It’s almost time to get your gobble on! With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we thought we’d take some time to talk about food allergy avoidance strategies. Preparation is key (both in the kitchen and in life!)


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It’s Frozen, But Can I Let My Allergies Go? A Guide for Fall and Winter

The first freezes of the year herald the end of pollen season–congratulations, you made it! But Fall and Winter come with their own sources of allergy and asthma triggers. Now the things to look out for are mold, dust, Aunt Martha’s fruitcake, and holiday-associated culprits. See below for details.


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Are You Ready For Spring Allergy Season?

Spring pollen season is upon us. If you suffer from eye/nasal symptoms or an increase in asthma symptoms call Birmingham Allergy & Asthma Specialists today!


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