Food allergies occur in the body when your immune system has a chemical reaction to a particular ingredient in a food or beverage. Symptoms of a food allergy can range in seriousness from mild to severe and depends on the reaction that is occurring. While a food intolerance does not involve the immune system and does not have as serious
Asthma is a condition that impacts a lot of different people . It is essentially a long-term lung disease. It can often be referred to by medical specialists as chronic respiratory disease. It can also be called bronchial asthma Classic symptoms of asthma are chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. For those with severe asthma, it can be
Do you have trouble breathing? By which we mean, do you ever experience shortness of breath, a tightness in your chest and have coughing fits that affect your ability to breathe normally? If so, you might have the condition known as asthma. What is asthma? Asthma is a condition that affects your lungs and airways. It is also known as
Every day, those of us in health care see patients who think, or were told, they have a Penicillin allergy. Once your chart has Penicillin listed as an allergy, it takes an act of congress to have it removed. It is set in stone. Most people who are told they have a penicillin allergy simply accept this as a fact
Some great educational resources for food allergies… Click Here for USC's Food Allergy Guide If you are suffering from food allergies please call Dr. Chris Mjaanes for an appointment at 920-969-1768.