12 Allergy & Asthma Tips for the Holidays
Milwaukee - With the holiday season around the corner, millions of Americans are preparing to decorate their homes and gather for holiday feasts. But for the allergy and asthma sufferer, the holiday season holds several potential triggers, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAI).
Whether it's setting up your Christmas tree, visiting your pet owning relatives, or feasting on holiday treats, allergy triggers may be lurking around every corner.
"With hectic schedules and constant traveling around the holidays, it's easy to forget to take proper care when dealing with allergies and asthma," said Wanda Phipatanakul, MD, MS, FAAAI, vice chair of the AAAI's Indoor Allergen Committe, "Remembering to take medication and avoid potential triggers is necessary to keep symptoms under control."
The AAAI suggests the following 12 tips to help your holiday season be reaction free:
Seek proper treatment
Source: American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology press release, November 12, 2004
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