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Allergies And Asthma

Holistic Care Solutions

Emilia Cabrera, AP, DAOM, NCCAOM

Holistic Medicine & Acupuncturist located in Bay Harbour Islands, FL

Allergies and asthma can really take a toll on your everyday activities and, in some cases, can even be life-threatening. Dr. Emilia Cabrera and the team of caring providers at Holistic Care Solutions customize treatments for men, women, and children in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida. Call the office to schedule a consultation or book your appointment online

Allergies and Asthma Q & A

What is asthma?

Asthma is a common respiratory disorder that impacts nearly 30 million Americans, mostly children and teenagers. The illness is characterized by narrowing of your airways and difficulty breathing.

What are the symptoms of asthma?

When you have an asthma attack, you’re likely to experience any or all of the following:

  • Mucus-laden cough
  • Tightness in your chest
  • Rapid breathing
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath

Each person experiences asthma differently. That’s why Dr. Cabrera conducts a comprehensive exam and takes a health history to understand how your asthma impacts your routine and how she can customize your treatment to serve you best.

What are allergies?

As your immune system responds to substances in the environment, foreign invaders, or foods you eat, it may trigger an abnormal reaction, known as an allergy. Top allergens are pet dander, dust mites, molds, plant pollen, medicines, food, and insects.

What are the symptoms that allergies produce?

Depending on the type of allergy you have, you may experience a variety of symptoms that affect various parts of your body. In general, allergies produce:

  • Watery, itchy eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Coughing
  • Stomach cramps
  • Skin rash
  • Hives
  • Congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Pale skin color
  • Swelling tongue
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling faint

With a variety of testing methods, Dr. Cabrera determines your exact allergies so you can avoid known triggers and keep your symptoms at bay.

How are allergies and asthma treated?

Dr. Cabrera and the team at Holistic Care Solutions use natural botanicals, homeopathic remedies, acupuncture, and therapeutic touch to keep you in your best shape to help prevent allergy or asthma flare-ups.

She devotes herself to helping you understand the importance of nutrition and lifestyle adjustments that may help minimize allergy and asthma outbreaks. She encourages protocols that build up your immune system and counsels you on ways to completely avoid known allergy triggers so that you can maintain robust health.

If you have frequent shortness of breath from asthma or allergies or need help managing your condition so you can live life to the fullest, call Dr. Cabrera at Holistic Care Solutions for an appointment or book online.