Help for Families with Allergies and Asthma
August 3, 2016
Get ready for the season of sneezing!
Many of us love the fall season: Nice weather and beautiful trees. But allergy sufferers see the season in a different light. It can be somewhat difficult if you’re sensitive to allergen triggers, and it can be even tougher for children returning to school. But not to worry. Michele Cassalia, of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, joins us to share some great tips for those who suffer from allergies. With some preparation and organization, you and your kids can have a problem-free year.
Up next on The Balancing Act, why being your own advocate is key to managing your health. We'll hear from two patients who didn't let their diagnosis stop them from advocating for others.
Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy of the feet, or diabetic nerve pain of the feet, is a type of nerve damage that is a common complication of diabetes. Patients describe the pain in their feet as burning, an electrical shock, pins and needles, or stabbing and knife-like. There are three FDA-approved oral prescription treatments for diabetic […]
Myasthenia gravis (MG) means grave or serious muscle weakness, which is what patients experience with this rare, autoimmune disease. The hallmark symptom is muscle weakness that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. University of South Florida (USF) Health Department of Neurology physician Dr. Niraja Suresh details the disease spectrum, how […]