The New Year brings many people to want to try to be better, making resolutions on changes they want to see in their lives. These resolutions usually include losing weight, cutting out alcohol or dieting, and more. This year, you might want to make your New Year resolution scheduling an appointment with a Board-Certified Allergist.

Symptoms:

If you are experiencing a runny or congested nose, watery or itchy eyes, or coughing for more than 3 months, then you might be suffering from hay fever or seasonal allergies. These symptoms can also cause chronic sinus infections, difficulty breathing, and disruptions of your daily life.

Asthma can have a huge impact on your quality of life, and if you are experiencing any serious warning signs or symptoms then you should see a Board-Certified Allergist. Experiencing frequent shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and tightness in the chest are all indicators that you might be suffering from asthma.

Anaphylaxis:

If you experience anaphylaxis, it is critical that you visit a Board-Certified Allergist. Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction. It commonly occurs in food allergy patients, however it can occur in any circumstance. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, symptoms of anaphylaxis include:

  • Pale or red color to the face and body
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Trouble breathing, coughing
  • Chest tightness
  • Swollen throat or swollen areas of the body
  • Red itchy rash

It is extremely important to treat an anaphylactic reaction, as well as to find the root cause of the reaction. A Board-Certified Allergist can help you treat and understand your allergy as to avoid having a life-threatening experience. They will also prescribe you with an epinephrine auto-injector, which can save your life in the case of anaphylaxis.

Whether you are struggling with debilitating allergies, asthma, or simply want to treat your seasonal allergies, a Board-Certified Allergist at National Allergy & ENT can assist you. To schedule an appointment you can call us at (843) 797-8162, or schedule an appointment online.