Dr. Lokshin on Fox11 Morning Show

29 Jan 2018- Did you catch Dr. Lokshin interview with Fox11 Morning show. If you did here is the link so you can see it. http://foxreno.com/news/mornings-on-fox-11/tips-to-help-treat-seasonal-allergies-with-dr-lokshin

New Atopic Dermatitis Yardstick Provides Practical Guidance and Management Insights

15 Jan 2018- Happy New Year! Here is a goo article on Atopic Dermatitis. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (January 4, 2018) – Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) – also known as eczema – often face a tough, uphill battle for treatment. Symptoms include severe itching, scaly rashes, extreme dry skin and inflammation. Those who suffer from AD spend sleepless, itchy nights …

Understanding Your Insurance Benefits

5 Jan 2018- Happy New Year! With that said a lot of insurance benefits start over. This article by parasail explains insurance benefits that can be confusing. The Difference Between Your Deductible vs Out of Pocket Maximum  Learning more about the various insurance coverage options available can help you better manage your medical bills and out of pocket costs while …

Let it snow, but don’t let your allergies be “frightful”

12 Dec 2017- Winter holidays can certainly be “the most wonderful time of the year.” But they can also be full of expectations for “picture-perfect” dinners, lots of time with family members, and too much money spent on gifts that may never get used. Add that allergy and asthma symptoms can crop up when you least expect them and you’ll …

Two meds not always better than one for seasonal allergic rhinitis

5 Dec 2017- In a newly updated clinical practice guideline, published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergists offer practical advice on the best types and amounts of medications to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. Annals is the scientific publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “The Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters (JTFPP) formed a workgroup …

Are your kids with allergies and asthma ready for Halloween?

26 Oct 2017- Some kids like to be scared on Halloween, while others prefer to grab the candy and run. No kid enjoys allergy and asthma symptoms. Kids who suffer from food allergies can find Halloween particularly frightful if they are worried a treat might send them to the emergency room. “You want Halloween to be scary for the right reasons – …

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES)

30 Oct 2017- Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (HES) Overview Hypereosinophilic (hy-per-ee-o-sin-o-FILL-ick) Syndrome (HES) is a group of rare blood disorders. It occurs when an individual’s blood has very high numbers of eosinophils. An eosinophil is a type of white blood cell that plays an important role in the immune system. Most people have less than 500 eosinophils/microliter in their blood. People with …

Can Spices Cause Allergic Reactions?

23 Oct 2017- With the Holidays fast approaching here is a good article on spices. Can Spices Cause Allergic Reactions? This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI The addition of spices and other additives to foods is extremely common. Spices are derived from plants and therefore have the potential to be allergens. They are often suspected as …

Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)

9 Oct 2017- Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)     This article has been reviewed by Thanai Pongdee, MD, FAAAAI Overview Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD), also known as Samter’s Triad, is a chronic medical condition that consists of three clinical features: asthma, sinus disease with recurrent nasal polyps, and sensitivity to aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that inhibit an enzyme …