Allergies & Asthma Learning Center

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Asthma is a chronic lung disease in which your airways become inflamed, making breathing difficult. Allergies are the body's response to allergens, environmental “triggers” that can lead to symptoms such as sneezing and watery eyes. Allergens can provoke both allergy and asthma attacks, so if you’re prone to either, it’s important learn how to identify and minimize your triggers.

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One out of five people in the U.S. suffers from allergies, the body's immune response to allergens such as pollen, dust, mold and pet dander. Fortunately, most allergies are not life-threatening and can be managed through medication and by minimizing exposure to allergens.  Read

Asthma

While asthma has no cure, you can often manage its symptoms through medications that reduce inflammation of your airways.  Read

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