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Hidden Halloween Allergy and Asthma Triggers Are Truly Frightful

Steer clear of triggers you may not have known existed For some families, Halloween means being on guard for food allergy triggers like peanuts in tiny candy bars. Some fun-sized bars contain no labels to alert you to allergens, so parents must be on ...

Oct 30th, 2019
Tips for Avoiding Frightful Food Allergies this Halloween

Between dodging vampires in haunted houses and listening to tales of terror, Halloween can be a scary time of make-believe. But for the four percent of children with food allergies, Halloween can be a real, horrifying experience. Holiday treats can ...

Oct 8th, 2019
Fighting Fall Allergies? Bring it

These five tips will make you the victor in your battle against fall allergies Atlanta, GA | 9/12/2019 – It may seem as though every fall your allergies get the best of you rather than you coming out on top. Sneezing, wheezing, runny noses and itchy ...

Sep 22nd, 2019
Alpha-gal Syndrome or Red Meat Allergy

Alpha-gal Syndrome or Red Meat Allergy Is caused by a tick bite that leads to the production of antibodies against carbohydrate galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose that is in the saliva of the tick. This same carbohydrate is present in red meat. If you have ...

Aug 1st, 2019
Today’s Pollen Count in !

Current pollen count is 5. Allergy & Asthma Consultants PC 5555 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd #325 Atlanta, GA 30342 404.255.9286 ...

Apr 24th, 2019
Seasonal Allergy Survival Guide

It’s spring time which means trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming, the sun is shining but that also means that allergies are everywhere. Allergies happen when your immune system is affected by a normal substance, which are also known as invaders. ...

Feb 28th, 2018
How to Prepare for the Spring Allergy Season

I know what you may be thinking: February seems a little bit early to prepare for the spring allergy season. Well, it isn’t. The term spring allergies is a little misleading –even though spring doesn’t kick off until March 20th, the allergy season can ...

Feb 11th, 2018
Can Someone be Allergic to Alcohol?

When you think of the term alcohol intolerance, a “light weight” may be the first thought to come to mind. That’s not the case. Alcohol intolerance is a real disorder that can cause a wide range of reactions that can include: hives, coughing or ...

Feb 2nd, 2018
Latest Review Video

See What People are Saying about Allergy and Asthma Consultants When you are selecting a healthcare provider, particularly an allergist you want to know more than their credentials. Patients want to know that the doctors and the staff will provide the ...

Jan 17th, 2018
Mold Allergy Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

Mold thrives in moisture so areas in your home where water can accumulate are the places prone to mold build up. These tiny mold spores can become airborne and cause mold allergy symptoms and reactions. Molds are a part of the natural environment and ...

Dec 14th, 2017
What is exercise induced asthma?

If you are coughing after exercise, you might be experiencing symptoms of exercise induced asthma or exercise induced bronchospasm. If you are more susceptible to coughing during or after exercise during the colder months, you may want to investigate ...

Nov 9th, 2017
Winter Tips: Managing Asthma During Cold Weather Months

Cold weather for anyone can make managing asthma a drag. Do you know what’s worse? Cold weather for an asthma sufferer. Why? Well, the cold weather has a way of worsening asthma symptoms. There are two major factors that cause issues for people with ...

Nov 7th, 2017
Everyday Food That Provides Natural Allergy Relief

We all know that a healthy diet can do wonders for your body. Eating the right food makes your skin look better, it reduces the risk of several illnesses and it makes your body function better in general. But did you know that eating the right food can ...

Mar 23rd, 2017
An Overview of the Spring Allergy Season

When it comes to spring season there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that the weather will be great! The temperatures will be moderate, the birds will be chirping and the flowers will be blooming...

Mar 15th, 2017
Common Mistakes with Asthma Inhalers and How to Fix Them

Inhaled asthma medicine is an amazing treatment for controlling asthma. It leads to better asthma control, less flare-ups and it reduces hospital visits. But that’s only if the inhaled asthma medicine is used correctly...

Feb 6th, 2017
New Year’s Resolution: A Healthier 2017

Whenever a new year comes around, people around the world set these great resolutions that look nice on paper but are often short lived. Striving to become a better version of yourself is always a great idea –the wrong is in the execution...

Dec 17th, 2016
A Guide to Hosting a Food-Allergy Friendly Party

With the amount of people that suffer from food allergies increasing year by year, it’s getting more and more difficult to host a party that involves any kind of food. At first thought, making a gluten, peanut, ...

Dec 10th, 2016
Are you Allergic to the Holidays?

Now that the fall allergy season is behind us, allergy and asthma sufferers can take a breath of relief. But it’s pertinent that you stay cautious, the holiday season can bring on unexpected allergy triggers...

Dec 3rd, 2016
16 Allergy Tweets Guaranteed to Make You Laugh

Living with allergies can be a painful journey; but look on the bright side, you’re not in it alone. Millions of Americans across the nation deal with allergies just like you, and they tweet about it often...

Nov 25th, 2016
North Georgia Wildfire: Dealing with Smoky Conditions

The North Georgia wildfire isn’t only causing damage to the property in its path; it’s affecting our air quality as well. Over the past few weeks the Atlanta area has been filled with hazy-smoke tainted skies ...

Nov 15th, 2016
Impact of Smoky Conditions in North Georgia

COURTESY OF FOX FIVE ATLANTA NEWS Just because folks are getting used to the hazy skies and smoke-tainted air in metro Atlanta, doesn’t mean it’s any easier to handle the impact of wildfires burning more than 100 miles away in the North Georgia mountains.

Nov 15th, 2016
Peanut Patch Study Shows Promising Results

Peanut allergy is one of the most common food allergies. It affects millions and their families around the nation, requiring constant alertness. Exposure to even trace amounts of the nut can cause mild to moderate reactions ...

Nov 13th, 2016
Eczema: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Having eczema or having a child with eczema can be a real pain. It’s the most common allergic skin condition in America affecting about 31.6 million people –of that number, at least 17.8 million have moderate to severe symptoms...

Nov 6th, 2016
5 Apps for Anyone Dealing with Allergies

Dealing with allergy symptoms can get frustrating. Different days, bring different allergens. Some days the intensity of allergens are higher than others. And for people that suffer with anaphylaxis, what restaurants offer allergy-friendly food? ...

Oct 26th, 2016
Dr Rabinowitz Awards Prize

Dr. Rabinowitz awards a $200 VISA Gift Card to the latest winner in our Google Reviews drawing: Patsy Perkins. Thanks for the review, and thanks for being a loyal patient, Patsy! ...

Oct 19th, 2016
Trick-or-Treat: Non-Food Treats for Halloween

Much like ghosts, zombies and creepy clowns, food allergies can be a frightening thing too. The tradition of Halloween has always been to pass out candy to all the trick-or-treaters that pass by...

Oct 19th, 2016
Flu, Cold or Allergy?

You’re not feeling good. You’re coughing, sneezing and your throat is feeling a little sore. You know you’re coming down with something but what is it? Flu? Cold? Allergy? It can get pretty confusing trying to distinguish between the three apart since they

Oct 13th, 2016
Teal Pumpkin Project

Have you noticed any pumpkins around town that don’t look like your usual pumpkin? You may be wondering if there are even vines out there producing teal pumpkins. That would be pretty cool, right? ...

Oct 7th, 2016
Is the Gluten-Free Lifestyle for You?

Until about a decade ago, most of us had never heard the words gluten-free. Now, most of us know someone who lives a gluten-free lifestyle. Its been all the rave for the past few years but is it worth the hype? ...

Sep 27th, 2016
Fall Allergy Facts

Fall season has arrived! Although the allergy season is already a month in, it’s still important to freshen up on the fall allergy facts. Approximately 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from seasonal allergies,...

Sep 21st, 2016
Transforming your Home into an Allergy Safe Zone

It’s pollen season again. Outside is a pollen filled war zone and it’s seeping into your home as well. Your home is supposed to be a sacred place that you should be able to enjoy without allergens disturbing your peace...

Sep 13th, 2016
Fall vs. Spring Allergies

Fall and spring are arguably the two best seasons of the year. The temperature isn’t too cool or too hot. In the fall, there’s football, pumpkin flavors, and sweaters; In the spring, there’s flowers, animals, and flip flops...

Sep 9th, 2016
[VIDEO] Dr. Rabinowitz on Pediatric Allergies

Dr Rabinowitz outlines the options for parents of children with allergies, even small children. He notes that allergies often don’t develop in children until the body’s immune system matures...

Sep 5th, 2016
How to Deal with Pollen Allergies

In this video, Dr Rabinowitz discusses the steps you can take to handle pollen allergies. He suggests: 1) Get allergy tested — find out if you are actually allergic to pollen,...

Jul 29th, 2016
Summer Allergies Can Change Your Appearance — Dramatically

We’re all familiar with the most common symptoms of allergies, like a runny nose, sneezing and red eyes. Some people seem to fare much worse when it comes to summertime allergies, appearing as if they lost a match to a UFC fighter...

Jun 12th, 2016
Celebrating Memorial Day with Asthma and Allergies

In one week, our country will celebrate Memorial Day and honor the men and women who have died in military service. The extended weekend is traditionally also the perfect opportunity to spend time with friends and family, head outdoors, and grill out...

May 23rd, 2016
Motivate Yourself for Morning Workouts

It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day will be here in a few short weeks. The unofficial start to summer means barbecues, pool parties, and usually a little bit more skin shown than in the winter...

May 14th, 2016
Moving to college with asthma or allergies

For a graduating senior, chances are that right now they are focusing on prom, final exams, and graduation. They might not yet be thinking a few months down the road when they will be moving into a dorm room at their dream college...

May 7th, 2016
Maintaining Allergies Outside

In our last blog, we shared tips to maintaining allergies within your home. Chances are you will want to leave you home at some point this spring. Today we share some guidelines for regulating allergies outside the house...

Apr 30th, 2016
Reducing allergies in the home

There is no denying it, allergy season is here and in full force. While pollen and other outdoor allergens can be the reason for your sneezing, controlling the allergens within your home can help reduce some of your discomfort...

Apr 15th, 2016
Gluten Free Menus around Atlanta

In February we discussed how to dine out with allergies. Now that you are equipped with the skills, it is time to enjoy a night out. This month we share with you some Atlanta restaurants that currently have gluten free (GF) offerings on their menu...

Apr 5th, 2016
Asthma Triggers That You May Not Expect

Change of season, dust, and pollen are all fairly common triggers to asthma. However there may be times when your asthma is flaring up and the trigger might not be as clear. Below we discuss some of the more uncommon asthma triggers...

Mar 23rd, 2016
Traveling with Allergies

Traveling can be a great way to spend vacations and see the world. Spending time away from home, while rejuvenating, can also be concerning when you have allergies. Below are some tips for handling food and environmental allergies while away from home...

Mar 14th, 2016
Can Allergies in Atlanta Cause Daytime Fatigue?

In today’s fast-paced world, many of us deal with daily fatigue, especially in a busy city like Atlanta. In most cases, we don’t know what causes our fatigue, but it’s often visible during daytime after spending a restless night fighting to get to sleep...

Mar 7th, 2016
How To Dine Out With Food Allergies

Living with a food allergy can make dining out difficult. With some simple early planning, you can have an enjoyable evening out with little worry. Before You Go Know your allergens Have an understanding of what your allergy is and how it can hide in food.

Feb 23rd, 2016
Controlling Winter Asthma in Seven Steps

Winter weather can irritate asthma symptoms, restrict airways and impair breathing. Following simple steps below can help control asthma brought on in the winter. Outside 1. Avoid exercising outside in cold weather. 2. Cover your mouth and nose with...

Feb 16th, 2016
An Overview of Allergies

Worldwide, allergies are one of the most common chronic conditions. Symptoms range from simply making you feel miserable to dangerous life-threatening reactions. An allergic reaction begins in the body’s immune system. The system is designed to...

Jan 6th, 2016
What is an Alcohol Intolerance?

When you think of the term alcohol intolerance, a “light weight” may be the first thought to come to mind. That’s not the case. Alcohol intolerance is a real disorder that can cause a wide range of reactions that can include: hives...

Dec 31st, 2015
Teaching Your Child About Asthma

Has your child been diagnosed with asthma? Often, as a parent, we feel like we are the only one who can protect him or her. One of the primary steps toward asthma control and peace of mind with your...

Dec 6th, 2015
Your 10 Worst Allergy Mistakes

Allergy symptoms are the worst and can stop you in your tracks! There are things that you could be doing that makes those allergies worse. Here are several easy ways to reduce the chances of a symptom flare up in Atlanta. You are allowing pollen in...

Nov 26th, 2015
4 Ways To Control Asthma Triggers At Home

Anyone who has ever had asthma knows very well how painful and debilitating it can be when an attack strikes. Because of this, most sufferers take great pains to prevent attacks from occurring in the first place. Preventing painful attacks is actually...

Nov 19th, 2015
Atlanta Allergist Dr Livezey: What Causes Allergies [VIDEO]

Why Allergies Exist While the human immune system is remarkable in its ability to respond to a myriad of foreign materials it encounters in the environment, unfortunately, it’s not perfect. Sometimes it mounts a response to a...

Nov 12th, 2015
School Children & Asthma in Atlanta, Georgia

Coping with Asthma Symptoms to Ensure Academic Success Parents of school children with asthma have many concerns about how to help their children cope with symptoms in schools. Since school is the work of childhood...

Nov 5th, 2015
[VIDEO] Dr Rabinowitz on Asthma Testing in Atlanta, GA

The evaluation of asthma is an important part of an allergist’s practice. Patients come to us with symptoms of cough, wheezing, tight chest, shortness of breath… some of these symptoms at rest, some only with exertion...

Oct 26th, 2015
Top Atlanta Allergist Dr Glen Nadel Discusses Hives [VIDEO]

Hives are a very common problem that we see. About 20 percent of the population has hives at some point in their lifetime. Hives are the presence of “welts” that are raised from the skin and are very itchy in character. There are multiple triggers for...

Oct 19th, 2015
Dr Livezey Atlanta Top Asthma Doctor: Food Allergy [VIDEO]

While 25% of people believe they have a food allergy, less than 10% actually have this problem. Many have food intolerance and digestive issues. Part of the difference is that many food intolerance and digestive issues are...

Oct 12th, 2015
How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 6 of 7

Follow this 7-part series to learn to better cope with Fall Allergies & Allergic Rhinitis. Fall allergy season is on its way well underway. For those with allergic rhinitis...

Sep 24th, 2015
Top Atlanta Allergist Dr Glen Nadel Discusses Eczema [VIDEO]

Eczema is one of the most common things we see. We often get questions about that. Eczema is a chronic dry, itchy skin rash that can occur anywhere on the body, but is most often found on the insides of the elbows, behind the knees...

Sep 20th, 2015
How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 5 of 7

Follow this 7-part series to learn to better cope with Fall Allergies & Allergic Rhinitis. Fall allergy season is on its way. For those with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) life can become miserable pretty quickly. With the arrival of all that beautiful...

Sep 17th, 2015
Video: What is Asthma?

Not as easy an answer as for most medical conditions because of great variability in causes, severity and symptoms. Cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and exercise limitations are common asthma symptoms...

Sep 14th, 2015
How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 4 of 7

Follow our six proven strategies outlined for relief from seasonal fall allergy symptoms. Fall allergy season is almost here. For those with allergic rhinitis (hay fever) life can become miserable pretty quickly. With the arrival...

Sep 11th, 2015
How to Survive Fall Hay Fever: Part 3 of 7

REDUCE OR ELIMINATE ANNOYING SYMPTOMS DURING THE COMING MONTHS Follow our six proven strategies outlined for relief from seasonal fall allergy symptoms. Fall allergy season is almost here. For those with allergic...

Sep 3rd, 2015