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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria More than 20% of people have experienced random hives, or welts, on their skin at some point in their lives. But, there is also a longer-lasting type of hive condition called Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (also known as Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria) that can affect up to 0.5% of people. CSU is a condition […]

What do you know about pollen?

Sure, you know pollen causes allergies and will cover your car certain times of the year. But a lot of people don’t really know much about pollen! Keep reading if you’d like to learn more!   Pollen is very lightweight, and floats around easily. The wind can cause spread of pollen over hundreds, sometimes thousands […]

Notice of Data Security Incident

10/1/2015 – 6/15/2020 Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute Provides Notification of Data Security Incident Peoria, AZ – Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute (“Institute”) announced today a data security incident that may have impacted limited protected health information belonging to Institute patients. The Institute takes the privacy and security of all information very seriously. The Institute […]

Vocal Cord Dysfunction

  ___________________________________________________________________________________ Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD), also known as Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement (PVFM) occurs when the vocal cords do not move or open properly. Sometimes, VCD can be confused with asthma because their symptoms and triggers are very similar. Symptoms of VCD can include shortness of breath, chronic cough, throat clearing, wheezing, loud whistling […]

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV2/COVID 19) Update

May 1, 2020 Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute Coronavirus (SARS-Cov2/COVID 19) Update #7 Dear patients of AAAI, Your health and the health of our staff is our highest priority! COVID-19 cases persist in Arizona. Many of our patients are at higher risk for complications from the virus. As a result, we are providing the following […]

Vasomotor Rhinitis

Vasomotor Rhinitis   Vasomotor rhinitis is a condition that causes chronic sneezing, congestion, or runny nose that can be triggered by pollutants like a dusty environment, odors, foods or beverages, or weather changes. These symptoms can often seem like typical allergic rhinitis (hay fever) symptoms. About 50% of patients with allergies will have some type […]

Allergies, Asthma and Back to School

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time for many, but it can also be a time of anxiety for children who have asthma or allergies.  Help your child walk confidently into school this year, knowing that they are prepared as possible. 1. Keep on top of medication before the school year starts. […]