Blog Archive

May is Asthma Awareness Month May 17th, 2019

Did you know that using your rescue inhaler 2 times a week or more is a sign of uncontrolled asthma?  If you feel that you may have asthma or your asthma is not well controlled, schedule an appointment at Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology of the Rockies, PC, we can help!...

Have you looked at your aspen trees yet? Feb 13th, 2019

Have you looked at your aspen trees yet?  They are starting to bud (at least at lower elevations)! This means we are getting closer to spring tree pollen season.  Yes, Aspen and other trees like Juniper, Cedar, Cottonwoods, Oak, Maple and Elm will also start to bud over the next...

Sept. 30th, 2018 Allergy Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies Teal Pumpkin Event! Sep 4th, 2018

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies, P.C. is excited to announce our 3rd year of the Teal Pumpkin Event coming up September 30th, 2018.  This year we are excited to take part once again at the 27th Annual Wild West Days from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at 4Eagle Ranch in...

AAIR Welcomes New Doctor Jul 12th, 2016

AAIR is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Regan Pyle, DO to its practice. Dr. Pyle is a Colorado native who enjoys life in the high country. “It is a dream come true to practice allergy and raise my family in the mountains,” said Dr. Pyle. With the goal...

What is Ragweed? Jul 29th, 2015

A primary culprit of fall allergy symptoms is Ragweed. A single ragweed plant can produce millions of pollen grans and because these pollen grains are very light weight, they travel very easily through the air. Allergy symptoms, such as itchy, red, watery eyes, runny nose, and sneezing occur when your...

Changes in Springtime Allergies Mar 27th, 2015

Have your springtime allergies decreased lately?  Our cold weather, rain and snow has likely provided some relief! Do not be fooled.  All of this moisture may be setting us up for a severe grass season which typically starts in June. Keep the bedroom windows shut at nighttime and this may...

Groundbreaking Peanut Research Mar 11th, 2015

Recently, a new study out of Europe was recently presented at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology annual meeting. This interesting study demonstrated that infants that are high risk for food allergies (infants with atopic dermatitis or egg allergy) and fed peanut between age 4 and 11 months...

AAIR Welcomes New PA Ken Baird Oct 21st, 2014

Ken Baird brings a variety of life experience to his position as Physician Assistant at AAIR. After graduating from the University of Utah in Psychology he had the great opportunity to work with troubled youth in the Boulder Mountain / Capitol Reef area of Central Utah. What a growing experience,...

Asthma Triggers and Management: Tips to Remember Sep 22nd, 2014

If you have asthma, the airways in your lungs are usually inflamed. During an asthma flare-up these airways get even more swollen, and the muscles around the airways can tighten. This can trigger wheezing, cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath. An allergist / immunologist, often referred to as an...

Feel Better. Live Better. See an Allergist / Immunologist: Tips to Remember Jul 10th, 2014

Allergist / immunologists are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, asthma and other diseases of the immune system. Allergists practicing in the United States have completed medical school, at least three years of residency in pediatrics or internal medicine, then at least two years of specialized training in...

Outdoor Allergens: Tips to Remember Jul 4th, 2014

Seasonal allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, affects millions of people worldwide. Symptoms include sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose and itchiness in your nose, the roof of your mouth, throat, eyes or ears. These allergic reactions are most commonly caused by pollen and mold spores in the air,...

Children and Food Allergies Jun 19th, 2014

The number of children with food allergies is increasing and the reason for this increase is not well understood. Likely several factors contribute, and previous studies have examined the influence of vitamin D status, timing of food introduction, and season of birth. However, previous investigators have focused primarily on Caucasian...