My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies
13
October

My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi Sophie, I’m Kirsty, thanks for coming today to show us what happens when we have a Skin Prick Test. Why would anyone need this test? Doctors and nurses can ask for this test if people have asthma or eczema or problems with their ears or their nose or they have problems with food. And […]


Food Allergies – A Mini Documentary by LiU iGEM
12
October

Food Allergies – A Mini Documentary by LiU iGEM

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The immune system reacts in an unnecessary way when exposed to a food allergy We have our immune system to protect us against different harmful microorganisms such as bacteria or viruses so one important task for the immune system is to react at foreign objects at try to incapacitate it. But it’s also important to […]


Allergy Immunotherapy
12
October

Allergy Immunotherapy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergy immunotherapy is a great treatment for patients who suffer from allergies. So allergy immunotherapy can be done in the form of injections. The regular injections that are done are done in two stages: a build up stage and a maintenance stage. It is extremely time-consuming but works very well in the long run. Now […]


Meet Kellie Barrett, MS, PA-C Pediatric Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine | Ascension Texas
11
October

Meet Kellie Barrett, MS, PA-C Pediatric Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine | Ascension Texas

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi my name is Kellie Barrett, I’m a physician assistant with the pediatric pulmonary group I think I decided as a young child I was always interested in medicine of some sort and helping people I loved my pediatrician growing up and so I was always inspired by him so as I continued to get […]



Women Get Makeup Allergy Tests
11
October

Women Get Makeup Allergy Tests

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

– Can you itch number 22? – Oh God! – Ugh! (upbeat theme song) – So today we’re going to a dermatologist to see how allergic we are to the products that we put on our face. – So I have dry skin but it’s also kind of sensitive it flares up every so often. […]


Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies
10
October

Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ahh..springtime. That warm breeze, the sun on your face… and lots and lots of plant sex. [sexy music playing] “Let’s take it slow, baby.” Yes, flowers, grass and trees are getting it on, and seasonal allergy sufferers are miserable. That’s because our immune systems mistake harmless grains of pollen for dangerous intruders. They go into […]


Asthma and allergy specialist discusses getting ready for school
09
October

Asthma and allergy specialist discusses getting ready for school

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

OTHER CHILDREN WILL BOTHER THEM REGARDING WHAT THEY ARE ALLERGIC TO. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR THOSE CHILDREN TO UNDERSTAND. IF THEY ARE BEING BOTHERED SOMEONE ELSE THEY NEED TO TELL THE TEACHER. THE PE TEACHER, THE COACH NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THAT THEY HAVE ASTHMA, THE NURSE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THEIR ASTHMA ACTION PLAN.



Meet Pooja Varshney, MD, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology | Ascension Texas
09
October

Meet Pooja Varshney, MD, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology | Ascension Texas

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi I’m Dr. Varshney and I practice pediatric allergy and immunology Practicing medicine is just a unique field combining science and the opportunity to help people everyday through your work and so I think that’s just an incredible combination it makes going to work so meaningful and so considering what I wanted to do I […]