The Importance of The Flu Vaccine

With COVID-19 still prevalent during this flu season, it is extremely important to get the influenza (flu) shot this year. The flu season generally begins in the fall, and it is most prominent during both READ MORE

The Importance of The Flu Vaccine2020-09-23T20:23:20+00:00

Exercise Challenge

Exercise is a trigger for the majority of people with asthma and for some people without underlying asthma. There are a number of ways that exercise triggers asthma symptoms: water loss in the lungs, cold air, READ MORE

Exercise Challenge2018-06-21T19:48:52+00:00

Exhaled Nitric Oxide

Airway inflammation is increased in patients with occupational asthma when they are exposed to the agent to which they are allergic. The assessment of airway inflammation can be non-invasively performed by analyzing sputum or, READ MORE

Exhaled Nitric Oxide2018-06-21T19:52:23+00:00

Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG)

Immunoglobulins are antibodies made by our immune system that help fight infections.  Patients with immune deficiencies may lack antibodies (immunoglobulins) or the antibodies may not work properly.   Replacement antibodies (immunoglobulins) may need to given READ MORE

Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG)2018-06-21T20:14:35+00:00

Bronchoprovocation Test

Bronchoprovocation test is performed to evaluate how “reactive” or “responsive” your lungs are to things in the environment. It can help your doctor evaluate symptoms suggestive of asthma, such as cough, chest tightness and READ MORE

Bronchoprovocation Test2020-03-04T16:19:11+00:00

Oral Challenge

An oral challenge with the offending food or drug may be required after completing your skin testing. During the oral challenge, increasing amounts of the food or drug will be given to see if you are READ MORE

Oral Challenge2018-06-21T20:21:57+00:00

Oral Immunotherapy

Until recently, avoiding an allergenic food was the only practical option for patients with food allergy like Peanut allergies. However, even the most careful patients with food allergies feared reactions caused by eating contaminated or READ MORE

Oral Immunotherapy2018-06-21T20:24:10+00:00
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