Dr. Savannah Sommerhalder leads a discussion about how and why introducing high allergy risk foods to your child early is important.
Dr. Eric Schmitt discusses what happens inside the body when someone has allergies, the immune system's response, and how allergies are treated.
Dr. Suresh Raja explores the underlying causes of sinus issues, what symptoms can be present, and how to treat them.
Untreated allergies can make asthma worse by causing inflammation in the lungs that can lead to an asthma attack. The same allergens that trigger allergy flares—like dust mites, pollen, mold, and pet dander—can also trigger an asthma attack, which is why it's important to get allergies under control sooner than later.
Dr. Richard Wachs discusses and debunks common allergy myths, like if pets are truly hypo-allergenic, does local honey actually work, and more!
Do you wake up with morning headaches, feeling congested, or sniffling? Dr. Sommerhalder explains why your allergies may be worse in the morning and what you can do about it.
For many allergy suffers anti-histamines are the main tool in their tool belt, but for when that daily pill doesn't cut it, there has got to be other solutions for relief, right? We discuss this conundrum with Dr. Chris Thompson, founder of Aspire Allergy & Sinus.
Is your nose always stuffing? Do you have postnasal drip cough or throat clearing? Thick discolored discharge from the nose? Well, maybe you have chronic sinusitis. So what is it? What do you need to know about it and how is it treated? Let's learn more with Dr. Paul Fulmer an ENT Doctor and Otolaryngologist at Aspire Allergy and Sinus.
Allergies are miserable. Which is why treating them for good can be life changing. But what treatment is right for you? Dr. Haley Overstreet at Aspire Allergy & Sinus discusses the options for allergy-sufferers that they may not know exist.
Dr. Nana Mireku, allergist at Aspire Allergy & Sinus, discusses the rising diagnoses of food allergies in children.
ExACT Immunoplasty is perfect for the person who can't remember to take their allergy drops every day or can't make their schedule work to come in every week for an allergy shot. Chris Thompson, MD, discusses how the therapy works and who is the best candidate for this treatment option.
When allergies are left untreated, the result comes in the form of sinus infections, ear infections, and sometimes chest infections. This not only impacts kids' school and work attendance, but also performance. Dr. Kirk Waibel discusses the various health impacts untreated allergies have, as well as how they can lead to both unproductive behavior in the classroom and unforeseen costs.
William Storms, MD, discusses chronic cough and how it might be connected to allergies. He shares the best way to discover what's triggering chronic cough and treatment options.
Oral Immunotherapy, known as OIT, gives people, mostly kids, the ability to become turn foods that were once life-threatening into some of their favorites. Imagine a child who was never allowed to freely go trick-or-treating be able to dive in to their stash on Halloween night with no issues? Or a child who always had to bring their own food to the birthday party finally be able to join in with the others without being isolated? Stacy Silvers, MD, shares what OIT can do by slowly introducing tiny amounts of the food into the body over the course of 6-8 months.
People suffer for years with multiple sinus infections, not being able to fully breathe out of one or both sides of the nose, sinus pressure, and sinus headaches. They think there's not much to be done other than take OTC medications to try and mask the symptoms. Balloon Sinuplasty is a fast and easy, minimally invasive procedure that is performed in the office and gets patients feeling better overall with minimal down time. Dr. Suresh Raja discusses the procedure, who is a candidate, and shares some success stories.