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Author: Dr. Clifford Bassett
Should I Be Worried About Hardwood Floors if I’m Allergic to Trees?
Q: I recently found out I have allergies to dust mites and many trees, including hickory. Our home has new… Read more »
How Do I Reduce Allergic Asthma Symptom Flare-Ups During Winter?
Q: My son is prone to asthma symptoms from indoor allergens such as dust mites and dander. Would it be… Read more »
How Does Traveling to a Colder Climate Affect Asthma?
Q: When I travel this winter, I’ll be heading from Nevada to New York state. Is the change to a… Read more »
Does an Adult Really Need to Use a Spacer with an Asthma Inhaler?
Q: I’m a 27-year-old with moderate-to-severe asthma. Do I really need to use a spacer as an adult? I find… Read more »
For a Bad Dust Mite Allergy, What are Treatment Options?
Q: My dust-mite allergy makes me sneeze like crazy through the night; then I blow my nose and have a… Read more »
Do Vitamin D Pills Help Control Asthma Symptoms?
Q: A friend with asthma says that vitamin D pills help her symptom control. Is there anything to that? My… Read more »
Does Eating Local Honey Help Control Pollen Symptoms?
Q: I suffer with tree pollen allergies in the spring and am often told by people to “eat local honey”… Read more »
All About Eye Allergy: The Itch, the Blur and Condition Confusion
An astounding 50 million mast cells – the main cells involved in allergic response – reside in the conjunctiva, the… Read more »
Can Asthma Inhalers Make My Child’s Throat Hurt?
Q: My 10-year-old complains that taking his corticosteroid inhaler “hurts his throat.” I wonder if he just doesn’t like having… Read more »