- Q How common are respiratory allergies?
Allergies of all types are actually quite common. In the United States, about one in five people suffer from some type of allergies. Of those people, almost 80% have some kind of seasonal or respiratory allergy. People may be allergic to one substance or... Full Answer
- Q How do I manage my respiratory allergies on a daily basis?
The key to managing your respiratory allergies on a daily basis is to know your triggers. Keep track of activities and places that worsen your allergy symptoms, and avoid them if you can. Also, if your doctor suggests certain medications or other... Full Answer
- Q How can I avoid the substances that cause my respiratory allergies?
Depending on the substances that trigger your respiratory allergy symptoms, it may be difficult to avoid them. However, there are some things you can do to limit your exposure. Manage household allergens by dusting and vacuuming frequently, scheduling... Full Answer
- Q Can respiratory allergies be prevented?
The most effective way to prevent respiratory allergies is to limit your exposure to allergens. For most allergens that trigger respiratory allergies, effective ways to avoid them may include dusting your home regularly, using special air filters, and... Full Answer
- Q Can cockroaches cause my respiratory allergy symptoms?
Believe it or not, cockroaches are a major cause of allergies. Many substances on cockroaches can trigger respiratory allergy symptoms if they're inhaled. Cockroach allergies are especially bad in urban environments or in other situations that cause... Full Answer