So it’s world allergy week. As per the World Allergy Organisation the theme is Allergy care does not stop with COVID 19. So in the ongoing pandemic, if you have allergies, asthma, do not hesitate to reach out to your Allergy specialist. And keep in mind other monsoon diseases too

Pollen allergies in warm countries like India

Pollen allergy is fairly common in India. No, not maple, oak or birch. These plants are not found in the plains of India, yet they are included in the allergy testing panel of major blood allergy tests. Pollen allergies can cause asthma, allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, skin rashes and other manifestation of allergy. common symptomsContinue reading “Pollen allergies in warm countries like India”

Managing allergies during the lockdown: If you have dust mite allergy refrain from vigorous house cleaning.

So, all of us are aware that the world is in the grip of a pandemic. A lot of us suffer from allergies too. This article is not to give any advice on Covid 19 or its treatment. I stress that you follow the WHO guidelines on social distancing, hand washing, personal hygeine and stayContinue reading “Managing allergies during the lockdown: If you have dust mite allergy refrain from vigorous house cleaning.”

March 3: World Hearing Day: Take better care of your ears!

So a lot of patients come to me for ENT disorders, especially for ear problems,blocked ears, earache, wax removal, etc. I’ve seen a lot of patients try to treat themselves before they come to me. It makes things difficult. What is ear wax? Wax is a natural secretion of the body produced by special glandsContinue reading “March 3: World Hearing Day: Take better care of your ears!”

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Apnea

Sleep is one thing which no one can deny. Everyone needs sleep. Minimum 7-9 hours sleep is required for Adults. However, in today’s fast paced life, people are losing out on adequate sleep. The corporate lifestyle, targets, deadlines, meeting, presentations, all have taken a toll on our sleep hours. Not to mention electronic devices, socialContinue reading “Sleep Disorders and Sleep Apnea”