Allergy and Asthma

Shingles - No Sure Thing

There are an estimated 1 million cases of shingles each year in this country.

Anyone who’s had chickenpox may develop shingles. Shingles has been known to afflict mostly older adults and people with weakened immune systems and, it can revisit its victims more than once.

Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center explains what triggers shingles and how it’s treated.

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https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/shingles/public/index.html

Summer Food Allergies

Ants, bees and rain aren’t the only things that can put a damper on a summer picnic or barbecue. For more than 12 million Americans, food allergies can ruin the fun, too.

Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at Allergy Sinus & Asthma Family Health Center explains how they can identify and manage your food allergy symptoms.

Exhale

Traditionally considered a man’s disease, COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has now become more common in women. And it is the third most common cause of death in the US after cancer and heart disease.

Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at Allergy Sinus & Asthma Family Health Center explains what COPD is and how it is treated.