“Allergies” Posts

Sneezing, runny nose or itchy, watery eyes? Your body is at war. According to the ACAAI, “allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year.” It doesn’t end there, many asthmatics are chronic allergy sufferers as well; the link results in asthmatic episodes due to allergies and impacts sinus function.

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At BreatheAmerica, we care about your overall health, so we take every opportunity possible to interact with our patients, families of patients, prospective patients, and employees! We make it a priority to make ourselves available to you, wherever you like to get news and interesting information. That’s why you can find us on Facebook, LinkedIn, […]

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Maximize Spring Cleaning by Targeting the WORST Allergen Offenders

Do you have a spring cleaning routine? Baseboards, ceiling fans, blinds, closet and pantry organization—the works? This year, you should amp up your routine by targeting the areas of your home that you may not even know are causing your allergy and asthma symptoms. Tackle these areas first: Dust Traps You’d be surprised at all […]

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How To Help Your Baby Sleep With a Stuffy Nose

Allergy and sinus infection season can be really tough on babies—especially those prone to runny noses! The season can also be hard for parents who stay up all night, either worrying that their baby can’t breathe or having to frequently get out of bed to soothe their baby’s sinus and allergy pain. If you’re one […]

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Sublingual Immunotherapy: New, No-Shot Allergy Treatment

Our patients know that immunotherapy treatments are nothing to sneeze at. Unlike most allergy drugs – which only treat symptoms temporarily – immunotherapy addresses the underlying cause of allergies through desensitization. In addition to allergy shots, available at all of our locations, BreatheAmerica will now be offering Sublingual Immunotherapy to help our patients breathe easier. […]

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Reclaim Spring from Seasonal Allergies

Spring is in bloom, but for those with seasonal allergies, it feels more like a beauty to behold from behind glass because of all the pollen in the air. At BreatheAmerica, we don’t want you to feel trapped inside this spring! Let us show you how to reclaim spring from allergies and enjoy this glorious […]

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BreatheAmerica on ABC7 at Noon with Denise Olivas (#BreatheBetter)

In the clip below, you’ll get the chance to watch Medical Director, Dr. Casillas and Nurse Practitioner, Nicole Davis share details and information on how BreatheAmerica is serving El Paso and how you can be more aware of your allergy symptoms to #BreatheBetter on ABC-7 at Noon with Denise Olivas. If you’ve had questions on […]

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Winter Worries: Allergies or Cold?

Want to take a quick quiz? You are a doctor seeing a patient who complains of coughing, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. Do you diagnose cold, flu, or allergies? One billion people suffer from colds each year, and more than 50 million Americans suffer from environmental allergies, so if you determined you […]

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Resolve to Relieve your Worst Symptoms in 2016

New Year’s Resolutions once again have many of us dragging to the gym, downloading apps that promise to get us into shape or on top of our schedules, but the best plans can get derailed when your allergies or asthma gets in the way. Resolve to keep your worst symptoms in check this year, and […]

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The Holidays, Allergy-Free

  We wrote a while ago about Halloween for children with food allergies. Usually, when one member of your family has an allergy, the whole family may have to miss out on certain treats that other families get to enjoy. The holidays, whichever you observe, should be a time of gathering with everyone you love, […]

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Putting Patients First

My name is Holly, and I work with BreatheAmerica Shreveport as a Medical Assistant. Working with BreatheAmerica has been a wonderful experience for me. My coworkers are always willing to help and I feel a huge sense of accomplishment when a patient leaves our clinic satisfied with an understanding of their illness and treatment options. The […]

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