Blog Articles

Acute vs. Chronic Sinusitis

You might feel like your sinuses exist only to get you sick, whether for a few days or for weeks on end. We're here to explain why this happens, and to help you stop feeling stuffed up and achy.

Nov 1st, 2019
5 Common Irritants that Cause Dermatitis

Nearly everyone experiences skin irritation at some point. However, if you find that you’re having frequent or bothersome symptoms, it’s time to see a professional to get to the root of your symptoms.

Oct 1st, 2019
How to Stay Active With Asthma

There are few health emergencies more frightening than an asthma attack. They can strike without warning, and suddenly you’re gasping for air. But you can learn how to manage the condition so you can continue living a full and active life.

Sep 1st, 2019
Is It a Cold, Sinusitis, or Allergic Rhinitis?

A cold can cause nasal congestion and a runny nose. Sinusitis shares overlapping symptoms, and so do nasal allergies. Could that cold be an allergy instead? Understand the signs that distinguish these conditions.

Jul 12th, 2019
Tips for Eliminating Dermatitis Triggers

Living with the intense itching of dermatitis can make life miserable. Like many chronic conditions, learning how to manage the problem can greatly improve your quality of life.

Jun 12th, 2019
Childhood vs. Adult-Onset Asthma

Not only can you develop asthma as an adult, it can actually hit you harder. Delays in diagnosis can make adult-onset asthma more challenging. An allergist and immunologist can provide answers and the right treatment.

May 30th, 2019
How to Know if Your Child Has an Allergy

Symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes, and a stuffy nose can make your child feel grumpy and miserable. If your child has a cold that just doesn’t seem to go away, your child may have an allergy.

May 22nd, 2019
Comparing the Common Cold with Allergies

That runny, stuffy nose could be due to springtime allergies. Then again, it could be due to a cold. How can you tell the difference? Read on to discover how you can detect if you have a cold or are suffering from allergies.

Apr 25th, 2019
Treating an Eczema Flare-Up

Eczema flares can make life miserable. The intense itching and burning can interfere with school, work, socializing and everyday life. That’s why it’s important to learn that you can manage eczema, control flares and enjoy life.

Apr 25th, 2019
Can Adults Develop Food Allergies?

If you were never diagnosed with a food allergy in childhood, you could still develop one in adulthood. Adult-onset food allergy cases are actually fairly common. Learn more about them and what you can do to treat them.

Feb 3rd, 2019
Allergy Shots Really Work

The sneezing, sniffling and watery eyes that are hallmarks of many allergic reactions can make it difficult to get through your day. When other treatments fail to provide relief, allergy shots may be the answer you’ve been hoping for.

Jan 29th, 2019
Allergic to Metals? Know the Unexpected Places They Can Lurk

A bumpy red rash may indicate an allergic reaction. It can be easy to pinpoint if the rash occurs in places contacted by costume jewelry or a wristwatch, but it’s not always easy to identify a metal allergy since metals lurk in unexpected places.

Dec 18th, 2018
Is There Really Such a Thing as Hypoallergenic Dogs?

If you’re looking for a truly hypoallergenic dog as a companion, you’re searching for something that doesn’t exist. A protein that sticks to a dog’s dander causes most allergic reactions, and no dog is completely free of this protein.

Dec 18th, 2018
How to Tell If Your Itchy Rash is Eczema or Psoriasis

When red, itchy skin develops, you may be suffering from either eczema or psoriasis. Each is a chronic skin condition that often appears in cycles, alternating between active and dormant. Occasionally, outbreaks may require medical attention.

Nov 30th, 2018
Why Fall Is the Worst Season for Children's Asthma

Fall truly is the worst season for children’s asthma, and researchers have hospital records and studies to prove it. So why is such a wonderful season so difficult for children with asthma? Here are the top three reasons.

Sep 26th, 2018
How to Manage Fall Pollen Allergies

If you tend to experience a runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes in August or September, chances are you suffer the misery of fall pollen allergies. Here are four steps you can take to manage your allergies and reduce your symptoms.

Sep 26th, 2018
What to Avoid if You’re Allergic to Metals

Everyday items made of metal can trigger reactions in men, women, and children with metal allergies. Knowing what to avoid is crucial in preventing reactions and keeping your symptoms under control.

Sep 1st, 2019
10 Tips for Buying an Air Purifier to Clear Wildfire Smoke

Living in Redondo Beach comes with perks, but when nearby wildfires flare, air quality becomes a concern, especially for people with existing health issues. Here’s a useful guide for buying an air purifier rated to clean indoor air of wildfire smoke.

Oct 26th, 2018
Understanding Eczema

If you’re one of the 28 million people in the United States who’ve been diagnosed with eczema, you already know what it feels like. But understanding what causes eczema may help you manage this irritating and persistent skin disorder.

Oct 26th, 2018
Back to School Tips for Kids with Allergies

One in every 13 children has a food allergy, and hayfever and environmental allergies are even more common. A new school year brings with it plenty of worries, don’t let your child’s allergies be among them.

Aug 27th, 2018