With an abundance of treatment options and over-the-counter medications available, consumers are pretty vocal when it comes to discussing what's working and what's not related to their allergies
Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 4, 2009
Spring is in the air, and along with it, pollens, outdoor molds and other allergens. For millions of Americans, that means the resurgence of asthma and allergies interfering with quality of life. In observance of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, The Healthcare Scoop is calling on consumers to share their personal experiences managing asthma and allergies.
"With an abundance of treatment options and over-the-counter medications available, consumers are pretty vocal when it comes to discussing what's working and what's not related to their allergies," said Dr. Allan Stillerman M.D., from Allergy & Asthma Specialists, P.A. "The allergist can customize the timing and nature of therapy to the individual's condition and philosophy, aiming for an improved quality of life. It's natural for this conversation to extend online as consumers seek options to better control their symptoms. While what works for one person may not be appropriate for another, it's important to help facilitate dialogue among consumers and with physicians."
A consumer from Plymouth, Minn. shared this story on The Healthcare Scoop about managing exercise-induced asthma, "…The last time I was having difficulty (about a year ago), Dr. Stillerman recommended Singulair. That helped immensely when I am running in the AM. I am extremely pleased with the care I have received from him and the staff at the clinic. I would highly recommend him to anyone that hasn't ever seen an asthma specialist for their asthma or whose medication isn't working as it should causing breathing problems…"
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Asthma on The Healthcare Scoop
Allergies on The Healthcare Scoop
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The Healthcare Scoop is a free online forum for consumers to share real-life healthcare experiences with other consumers and medical professionals in an effort to help individuals make informed, "best-fit" healthcare decisions. Care Delivery Management, Inc., dba Consumer Aware, based in Eagan, Minn. sponsors The Healthcare Scoop.
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