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Immunodeficiency

By | 2014-12-16T17:23:19+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Immunodeficiency, Recurrent Infections|

What is immunodeficiency? One of the main functions of the immune system is to protect and defend the body. Immune deficiencies are a set of disorders where certain portions of the immune system are low or are not working properly. An analogy is to think of the immune system like a basketball team. Are all [...]

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Primary Immunodeficiency Treatment

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:02+00:00 November 25th, 2013|Immunodeficiency, Recurrent Infections|

Primary Immunodeficiency (PIDD) is a hereditary disease that occurs when the immune system does not function to its full potential or is completely absent as discussed in previous blogs posted this month. The treatment for PIDD can be overwhelming for an individual who has been diagnosed by an immunologist via blood work. The blood work [...]

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Frequent Infections May Be a Sign of Immunodeficiency

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:06+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Immunodeficiency, Recurrent Infections|

Children who get frequent infections, such as ear infections, sinusitis or pneumonia, may have a more severe condition called immunodeficiency, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI). Patients who have immunodeficiency have infections that usually do not go away without using antibiotics and often recur within one or two weeks after [...]

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Stress Worsens Allergies

By | 2017-05-31T15:14:10+00:00 September 8th, 2011|Allergy Solutions, Recurrent Infections|

Are your allergies flaring up? It may not just be tree pollen that is making you miserable. Numerous studies show it could be stress in your life making your allergy symptoms worse. Dr. Douglas Jones, from Rocky Mountain Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, says there is nothing good about stress. "It really affects every part of [...]

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