The role of intestinal (gut) bacteria has been fascinating. Gut bacteria have been shown to boost the immune system. Researchers from the University of Chicago have discovered that the bacterium Bifidobacterium helped boost the immune system in mice to such a degree that its effectiveness was comparable to anti-cancer drugs. Researchers are confident that future studies will show the same effect in human cancer patients.
Pediatricians and Pediatric Allergists play a fundamental role in health coaching of children with asthma. Children love and respect their pediatricians, and the majority of times will follow their doctor’s advice. In the case of asthma, this can lead to the successful management of acute episodes and overall improved health and quality of life.
Nebulizers prescribed by a Board-Certified Pediatrician or Board-Certified Allergist can lead to dramatic improvement of Asthma. This is very important when children experience sudden asthma attacks, where the proper and quick intervention with the correct nebulizer combination can be key to reaching a full, and quick, recovery.
If you have a family history of Asthma, and have been having the symptoms described below, please consult your Primary Care Physician or your Allergist. They can recommend the appropriate treatment for this condition in order to achieve long lasting improvement.
Do you suffer from allergies? Hay fever, eczema and asthma are all types of allergic conditions, and can occur in all age groups. More than 24 million people in the U.S., including 6 million children, are affected by asthma, a type of allergic reaction affecting the airways.
Are you suffering from hay fever? 85% of people with allergic rhinitis are able to reduce their symptoms after Immunotherapy treatment.
Immunotherapy can weaken the way your body responds to the substance causing the allergy, known as ‘allergen’. By exposing the body to small amounts of the allergen, this allows your immune system to get used to (I.e. become desensitized to) the allergen. As a result, the symptoms of hay fever and other allergies can decrease significantly.
Things you can do after you have been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis:
- eliminate or decrease exposure to allergens that trigger symptoms.
- take medications like oral anti-histamines, nasal anti-inflammatory sprays, or other treatments recommended by your doctor.
- undergo immunotherapy (allergy shots).