• Hurricanes Can Increase Allergy and Asthma Symptoms

    Weather patterns influence environmental allergies. Hurricanes can worsen allergy and asthma symptoms because pollen and mold spores are aerosolized after severe weather. The high winds spread wet mold spores into the air. A lack of air conditioning due to lost…

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  • Acute and Chronic Sinusitis

    Acute sinusitis is usually caused by a common cold (viral infection) and, unless a bacterial infection develops, most cases resolve within a week or two.  With acute sinusitis the spaces in your nose and head (sinuses) become inflamed and swollen.  This…

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  • Retrain How You Breathe

    Starting with the first reports of breathing difficulties among people who contracted COVID-19 and extending now to those wearing masks to limit the risk of acquiring or transmitting the virus, the ability to breathe normally has become a common concern. Some worry:…

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  • Sinusitis

    Sinusitis is a condition in which the lining of your sinuses becomes inflamed. The sinuses are four hollow air spaces within the bones surrounding your nose.  They produce mucous, a fluid that cleans bacteria and other particles out of the air you breathe. …

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