Tag Archives: upper-lower airway connection

IMMUNOTHERAPY IN ALLERGIC RHINITIS AND LOWER AIRWAY OUTCOMES

FCAAIA Notes: I have written about the upper-lower airway connection in this blog many times.  Most young people with asthma have allergies and 20-60% of those with allergies will develop asthma.  The two conditions can be thought of as the … Continue reading

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UNTREATED RHINITIS OFTEN PRECEDES ASTHMA IN ELDERLY

FCAAIA Notes: It is well-recognized that infants with atopic dermatitis (eczema) frequently develop nasal allergy (allergic rhinitis) and asthma as young as school-age.  This phenomenon, known as the “allergic march” (or “atopic march”) requires close observation and a low index … Continue reading

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ALLERGIC RHINITIS IS ASSOCIATED WITH POOR ASTHMA CONTROL IN CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA

FCAAIA Notes:  To paraphrase an old song from childhood, “The nose bone’s connected to the lung bone”. In so many ways and for so many people, allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies) and asthma are the same disease, affecting the same airway … Continue reading

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