Top allergist Dr Glen Nadel on eczema in Atlanta

[VIDEO] Dr Glen Nadel on Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) in Atlanta

Dr Glen Nadel Allergies, Allergy Shots, Allergy Testing, Dr Glen L Nadel, Hay Fever (allergic rhinitis)

Hay fever is one of the most common problems we see. We also call it ‘allergic rhinitis.’ It involves the presence of allergic antibodies either year round, or seasonal antigens. Year-round antigens would be dust mites, molds, or animals; while the seasonal antigens would be pollens, such as tree pollen, or fall weed pollens (like ragweed pollen). When you are exposed …

Dr Livezey on allergy testing & allergy shots in Atlanta

[VIDEO] Dr Mark Livezey Discusses Allergy Testing & Allergy Shots

Dr Mark Livezey Allergies, Allergy Shots, Allergy Testing, Dr Mark D Livezey

As allergy specialists, we are often asked to compare skin testing vs. lab testing for determining a patient’s allergic status. Today, while the results correlate well, most allergists prefer skin testing, as it is more accurate and sensitive in detecting allergic disease. While somewhat more uncomfortable, results are available quickly, and quite obvious and reinforcing to the patient. Allergens tested …

Don't let hay fever prevent you from enjoying a bike ride with friends.

How to Reduce the Effects of Hay Fever When Cycling

Dr Glen Nadel Allergies, Atlanta, Dr Glen L Nadel, Exercise, Hay Fever (allergic rhinitis), Healthy Families, Pollen Count

In 2012, Bicycling Magazine rated Minneapolis the number one city in America for bike friendliness. Atlanta did not enter the top ten, nor has it ever. But Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration voiced a goal in 2013 to break into the top ten by 2016 and vowed to make strides toward that goal. Earlier this year, Mayor Kasim Reed’s office promised cycling …

New asthma training for parents could help

Asthma Coaching Program Could Help Parents

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A new program originating at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may give help to parents of children with asthma. Jane Garbutt, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis says, “You have to know what to do when the child’s asthma symptoms get worse in a hurry and you have to …

12 Tips to Reduce Screen Time for allergy and asthma kids

12 Tips to Reduce Screen time

Dr Glen Nadel Dr Glen L Nadel, Family, Healthy Families, Kids

1. Have a Family Meeting Explain to your offspring the importance of moving more and sitting less to remain at a healthy weight. Let them know they’ll have more energy and they will develop new skills. Riding a bike, throwing a football or shooting hoops could lead to more fun with friends. 2. Lead By Example It’s important for parents …

What is an Allergy?

Dr Mark Livezey Allergies, Blog, Dr Mark D Livezey

An allergy is an abnormal or exaggerated immune system response to a typically harmless substance. 1/5 of Americans have at least one known allergy. The substance that triggers this abnormal response is called an allergen – common allergens are pollen, mold, dust, animal dander, and specific foods. Common Symptoms of Allergies Congestion Rash Itchy/watery eyes Difficulty breathing Itchiness Allergy symptoms …