Asthma Risks in the Winter

Monday, December 18, 2017 – The Winter Solstice arrives this Thursday, December 21st, at 11:28AM EST.  Winter is not usually known for traditional exposures that often impact asthma like high pollen presence.  However, in certain parts of the country, specific trees are pollen producing during the winter months. Mountain cedar, found predominantly in Southwest US, notably south and central Texas, …

Even After the 1st Frost, Asthma Risks Remain!

Monday, November 27, 2017 – Most parts of the country have experienced their first frost of the year, signaling the end of a longer allergy season than usual because of lingering warm temperatures.  While 75% of asthma patients have allergies and the absence of pollen would lead many to lower their guard in the winter, there are still specific weather …

Winter is Upon Us! – Catch Your DailyBreath!

February 6, 2017 — SPECIAL BLOG — Now that we are well into winter, I want to talk about the weather factors people with respiratory conditions often encounter during this season that impact their health.  Oppressive air pollutants and pervasive pollen are mostly prevalent or most apparent in the summer therefore patients with respiratory issues often don’t think that other weather …