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Asthma Team Saves Patient

Recently, a Central Valley patient was saved from an asthma attack thanks to a new "Asthma Team" in the central valley. The patient suffered from an asthma attack, causing her to pass out. Rushed to Community Regional Medical Center where doctors activated a new...

Wintertime Allergies

For most patients, allergies are seasonal in nature. However, it is not uncommon to have wintertime allergies. In most cases, allergies in the winter are due to indoor allergens. Much of this can be caused by our heating and cooling units. When we change over these...

Introducing Peanuts to Infants

Peanut allergies are a growing problem in the US among today's children. However, according to the National Institute of health, exposing infants to peanuts early on may prevent the allergy. The new guidelines suggests adding peanut-containing foods to an infants diet...

Traffic Areas, Asthma and Dementia!

A new study is out about people who live in high traffic areas. The study suggests that people who live in these areas are more susceptible to Asthma as well as Dementia. Just living 164 feet from such an area can increase your risk 7% for dementia. This does not take...

Fish Oil and Childhood Asthma

A new study out from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that woman who take fish oil during their pregnancy lowered the risk of asthma for their baby. The study conducted in Denmark found that woman who took fish oil during pregnancy reduced the risk of...

The New Trend: Allergy Drops

With allergy season vast approaching, oral allergy drops are the new trend when treating allergies. What makes these drops popular is that you can take them from the comfort of your own home. Its very simple, apply the drops under your tongue for treatment. That's it!...

Asthma Risk Increases with Winter

According to the WHO, over 150 million people suffer from Asthma around the world. One of the common Asthma triggers in the winter time is the cold weather. Lingering respiratory infections are also to blame for winter asthma attacks. These infections can trigger...

Cured Meats and Asthma

According to new research, eating cured meats might aggravate your asthma. Cured meats include ham, salami, sausages, bacon and several others. The study observed over 1,000 participants. Yet, of the participants that ate cured meats, 76% were more likely to see their...

Treat Allergic Rhinitis and Improve ADHD

A new article out suggests that treating Allergic Rhinitis in patients can improve symptoms of ADHD. The study suggests that pediatric patients with allergic rhinitis had elevated symptoms of ADHD. However, their symptoms decreased with the treatment of their allergic...

5 Things to Know About Asthma in the Winter

Although one may not think asthma and winter go together, asthma patients need to pay attention to their surroundings. Asthma symptoms can still flare up during this cold time of year. Below are five things you should know about asthma symptoms in the winter: Be...