Is it a cold or an allergy ?

An estimated 50 million people living in the United States suffer from allergies.

Allergies lead to poor quality of life.

These are some commonly associated symptoms with allergies:

  • Stuffy nose
  • Frequent sneezing and sniffling
  • Itchy, watery eyes
  • Frequent sinus infections
  • Headache
  • Cough and congestion in the chest
  • Poor concentration and fatigue

Allergy symptoms can be irritating and can result in loss of productivity, missed school or work, and poor quality of life.

Allergies can be diagnosed, controlled, and treated.

Left untreated it can develop into asthma.

Approximately 60 %children with allergies have asthma.

 

          .

 

 Is it a cough or asthma ?              

An estimated 17 million people living in the United   States have asthma symptoms.

Asthma is a chronic disease.

These are some commonly associated symptoms with asthma :

  • Excessive and prolong cough with cold or exercise
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Tightness in chest

 What about children and asthma?

Asthma is the most common chronic illness among children.

Allergies can play a role in childhood asthma.

Asthma can result in loss of productivity, missed school or work, and poor quality of life.

Just like adults a child's asthma can be managed by medication and avoiding triggers.

Left untreated, asthma can lead to loss of lung function. 

                    For more information click on  American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology


Take control of your allergies.
Contact us at (586) 286-0550.