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Your Guide to Tree Pollen Allergies & How to Control Them
Tree allergies don’t have to ruin your fun; learning about your allergic triggers can help you fight back. If you suffer from tree pollen allergies, you’re already familiar with the long list of potential symptoms, from a runny nose to itchy and red eyes. Reducing your allergy-induced suffering begins with understanding which trees cause you the most symptoms. After learning more about your specific allergic reactions, you can make some changes in your life to lessen your symptoms. The Many Trees…
Cold Weather Keeping You In Doors? Cut Down on Household Allergens
You’re tired of being stuck indoors. Cold weather has you longing for spring, even if that does mean worsening allergies. In fact, you may already be suffering from allergies despite the lack of pollen in the air. Dust mites, pet dander, pest droppings and other household allergens can trigger the same symptoms as pollen and other environmental allergens. Stale indoor air can even worsen symptoms and cause other health issues. If congestion, sneezing, watery eyes and other allergy symptoms have…
Tips for Dealing with Food Allergies during the Holidays
The holiday season is a festive time of year usually spent celebrating with family and friends. There are countless events and parties to attend, eating, shopping and decorating to be done. The list goes on and on. However for those of us that suffer from food allergies, it can be a very trying time. Even if you do not have any food allergies, it’s probably a safe bet that you know someone who does. Here at AAPRI we know how…
Proper Asthma Inhaler Use
Here at Asthma & Allergy Physicians of Rhode Island we specialize in the treatment of many allergy related problems such as asthma. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, asthma affects close to 18 million adults and over 6 million children in the United States. When it comes to asthma we along with many other practices throughout the country have noticed a rather disturbing trend. Many use their asthma inhalers incorrectly, especially children. “Without a spacer, 70 to 80…
Halloween 2016 at AAPRI!
Happy Halloween! We had some Halloween fun around here at the practice this year. See below for some of the AAPRI team and their great costume choices. Hopefully you all enjoyed a safe and fun Halloween too!