Understanding Eczema

A picture of different stages of eczema on the skin.

Eczema can start in infancy and continue into adulthood which may be thought to be the allergic variant. It may over the years improve or eczema can progress and develop into respiratory symptoms such as asthma as well as allergic rhinitis. This progression in a person is most often described as the “atopic march”. People…

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Information about our upcoming Grass season

A group of trees in the middle of a field.

As we are winding down with tree season our next allergen those of us may suffer with is grass pollen allergy. Some facts that one should be aware of with regard to grass pollen is that an allergy to grass is universal. If one is allergic to one type of grass, then one is allergic…

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It is the time to get your Influenza ( flu) vaccine

A person getting their arm examined by someone wearing gloves.

What are the facts about colds and Influenza (flu)? The common cold and the flu are both caused by viruses.Well over 200 different viruses can cause colds.Fewer viruses cause the flu, which is the reason there is a shot for the flu but not for colds.Ask your health care provider at Rego Park if a…

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