The Allergy & Asthma Care Center | 83A Grand Avenue | Massapequa | 11758 | Tel: (516) 798-4348
Allergy and Asthma Care Center

Caring for the community

A Healthy Life Style

You can stop your allergy drug dependence and avoid their sometimes harmful side effects.

Mission Statement

Our goal is to get the patient as close to medication free as possible.

Facts and Tips About Allergy & Asthma

Allergy Fact 1: Immunotherapy (allergy shots) has been proven to decrease progression of allergies to worse diseases like asthma. Allergy Fact 2: Allergy shots have been proven to decrease new allergies by 50%. Allergy Tip 1: Many over-the-counter allergy medicines can cause an increase in blood pressure, heart rate and insomnia. So please READ THE LABEL CAREFULLY. Allergy Tip 2: Nasal allergies can cause poor sleep patterns which can decrease daytime mental alertness. Allergy Tip 3: Allergies can lead to decreased learning abilities, attention and concentration. Asthma Tip 4: All people should be screened for asthma because asthma symptoms are not felt until more than half of the lung function is impaired.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis occurs when the mucous membranes that line your nose become inflamed. This inflammation is caused by an allergic reaction to irritants (or allergens) to which you are sensitive. There are two types of allergic rhinitis -- seasonal and perennial. seasonal rhinitis (often referred to as hay fever) is usually a predictable conditions -- flare-ups occur during specific allergy seasons, particularly when trees blossom and ragweed or grasses flourish. Perennial allergic rhinitis is best described as year-round allergies. People with this condition may be sensitive to household allergens and environmental irritants not linked to changing seasons. some of the ore common perennial allergic rhinitis irritants are dust and dust mites, molds, feathers, and animal dander. People with perennial allergic rhinitis may also be sensitive to chemical irritants. Sometimes even cold air can trigger this conditions. No matter which type of rhinitis you may have, the symptoms rend to be the same. most rhinitis sufferers will experience one or more of the following: nasal congestion, runny nose, postnasal drip, sneezing, itching of the eyes and watery eyes.

Facts and Tips