Allergies, while mostly notorious for causing annoying symptoms, can also trigger or exacerbate asthma. Allergy-induced asthma (allergic asthma) occurs when your immune system overreacts to an allergen (e.g., pollen, mold, dust mite, etc.) you inhaled and produces antibodies known as immunoglobulin E (lgE), which then prompt your cells to produce histamine. Histamine is what is…
Lung and Sleep
Read about the latest developments in the fields of sleep medicine, pulmonary medicine, and immunology and how they relate to your health.