December 26, 2013
The CDC just sent out an official health advisory and we wanted to share some of it’s highlights. “From November through December 2013, CDC has received a number of reports of severe respiratory illness among young and middle-aged adults, many of whom were infected with influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 (pH1N1) virus. Multiple pH1N1-associated hospitalizations, including […]
December 30, 2013
Many new patients have questions about their insurance coverage and allergy testing services in our office.  It is important to remember that your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance company: Every policy is different. What an insurance company will cover for you may be different than what it would cover for […]
January 14, 2014
My New Years Resolution is to break my New Years Resolution… That way I succeed at something! I’m allergic to exercise!!! Have you ever heard anyone say that?  This time of year, with spring on the horizon and the impending doom of swimsuit season hanging over our heads, many resolve to lose weight and get […]
March 28, 2014
Asthma control in the US appears to be suboptimal.  So states a recent study printed in The Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.  The study was “aimed to explore broad patterns of asthma prevalence, self-reported medication use, and indicators of control in a sample of patients representative of the US asthma patient population. “   The […]
June 06, 2014
Do you know someone who suffers from asthma? Would they be interested in learning how to live a normal lifestyle while managing their asthma? If so, Champ Camp is looking for 70 more campers, age 7­-14, to join their 34th annual asthma education program. Champ Camp is a week-long, low cost summer camp that teaches […]
June 26, 2014
With allergy season in full force, those who suffer from asthma should be aware of the triggers,symptoms and treatments of asthma. Many asthma cases are linked to allergies. With the proper diagnosis, treatment and awareness, you can live a normal life with no symptoms or limitations. Asthma is a chronic or daily disease that makes […]
July 30, 2013
Welcome to the new website for the Allergy & Asthma Center of the Rockies. In this area, you will find news of events and activities of the Center.
July 30, 2013
The old stereotype of the wimpy allergic asthmatic, who can’t get off the couch, does not have to be true of your child. An estimated 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, and unfortunately strenuous exercise can make symptoms worse. But experts agree exercise is healthy. By taking a few precautions and finding the right […]
July 30, 2013
The kids are back in school. Vacations are over. The holidays have ended. January is a time to settle into a schedule and get life back on track. Many of us even strive to improve a thing or two in hopes of a happier, healthier new year. Unfortunately, influenza is on the rise and it […]
July 30, 2013
We all live busy lives, and this time of year seems to be extra crazy. Food and fun is everywhere but to a person with food allergies it can be an added stress. Anaphylaxis is a real and serious threat. The CDC reported that food allergies result in more than 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year […]
July 30, 2013
Unfortunately, wildfire season is in full effect. Smoke and particles from wildfires can be aggravating to anyone, but are especially to those with compromised lungs. HERE ARE A FEW SUGGESTIONS: Take all prescribed medications as directed. Stay inside with all windows closed, and USE YOUR HEPA AIR CLEANERS! Be sure to have a rescue inhaler […]
July 30, 2013
It is that time of year when there are multiple allergies in the air. There are trees and grasses out right now. New things are coming out soon.
July 30, 2013
To better serve you, we have joined the world of blogging. Please feel free to contact us on our blog with any question, concern, or comment (even a joke or 2 would be welcome). Let us help you cope with your allergies & asthma. (No diagnosis will be made over the internet, and this of […]
July 30, 2013
Does an animal allergy mean living without a pet? Not necessarily, but care needs to be taken. Most people believe their allergies are triggered by animal hair. Actually, they are triggered by a protein found in pet skin (or dander), saliva, and urine. Due to this fact no dog or cat is truly “hypoallergenic” Despite […]
July 30, 2013
Travel Tips: 1. If you have active symptoms or unstable asthma, have a pre-trip physical. 2. Pack all medications in your carry-on so as not to lose them. 3. Remember your peak flow meter and have all emergency meds close and easily to find. 4. If you cross several time zones, allow for time differences […]
November 12, 2013
Atopic dermatitis or eczema is  a chronic or recurrent inflammatory skin disease.  It’s more than just “sensitive skin” since atopic means a genetic tendency toward allergies.  It is actually an allergic skin reaction.  Symptoms include, itching, redness, rash, dryness, and scaling, all of which can lead to severe skin infections.  Studies have even suggested children […]