Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s 2018 Asthma Capitals™ report reveals that Dallas, Texas ranks 17th among cities in the United States having high pollen counts, which can be a risk factor for asthma. Pollen is a very common allergen triggering asthma attacks. If pollen is an asthma trigger for you or your child, AAFA offers […]
Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. AAFA reports that over 24.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from asthma and more than 50 million Americans live with various types of allergies. We are excited to offer a special series this month […]
Are you an adult suffering from chronic dry, itchy skin or rashes? Do you have red patches of skin? You could be experiencing adult eczema. Eczema is also know as atopic dermatitis. Adult eczema is a chronic condition that involves inflamed, red, itchy patches of skin that can erupt in oozing flare-ups. Different areas of the body […]
Spices can add wonderful flavor to foods and even have the potential for health benefits. However, some people are allergic. “While spice allergy seems to be rare, with the constantly increasing use of spices in the American diet and a variety of cosmetics, we anticipate more and more Americans will develop this allergy,” said allergist […]
Do you have trouble breathing or does your chest feel tight when you exercise? Do you wake up during the night coughing? Is it difficult to take a deep breath? If you answered yes to any of these questions you might be suffering from asthma. Asthma is a condition that can affect your lifestyle but […]
Weather conditions will be windy and cold as a cold front passed through North Texas this evening. Expect north winds of 25 to 30 MPH with wind gusts as high as 40 MPH. The strong winds combined with the cold will result in wind chill values in the teens and twenties. Temperatures may fall to […]
If you’ve watched local news broadcasts this week, you have most likely heard mention of the pollen count – especially tree pollen. This week our pollen counting station has measured very high levels of oak, ash, and mulberry in North Texas. Family Allergy & Asthma Care is a AAAAI certified counting station providing daily pollen and spore levels for North Texas. […]
A new survey finds that nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses report at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year. Also, they reported that their school had emergency (stock) epinephrine available and that school staff were provided with training on allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. Such preparedness to treat severe […]
Outdoor mold spores begin to increase as the temperatures rise in the spring. Molds are microscopic fungi that produce spores, which spread through the air and can trigger or aggravate asthma symptoms. Unlike pollen which you can see everywhere, you might not notice that mold spores floating through the air. Mold allergy symptoms can be […]
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