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Doctors Warn Hurricane Ian Could Trigger Hidden Health Dangers - Daily Mail Oct 17th, 2022

Reposted from the Daily Mail From 'super-asthma' to extreme blues: Doctors warn Hurricane Ian could trigger a host of hidden health issues. Hurricane Ian is ripping through southern Florida, putting thousands of homes underwater and causing power outages across large parts of the state. The up to 155mph storm is expected to wreak...

September Peak Week - Daily Mail Oct 13th, 2022

Reposted from the Daily Mail It's the worst week of the year for asthma and allergy sufferers! Expert warns that the third week of September is 'peak week' for ER visits related to the conditions as illnesses like the flu surge and pollen counts reach seasonal highs. A combination of...

Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology of the Rockies Partners With AllerVie Health Jul 12th, 2022

I am excited to announce that my practice, Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology of the Rockies has joined AllerVie Health as of June 9, 2022. AllerVie Health is a national network of board-certified allergists who think similarly about patient care and have joined together to change patients’ lives in greater ways...

Spring is Finally Here! Apr 11th, 2022

Spring is finally here! Warm weather and melting snow marks tree pollination and spring allergies! Did you know that in Colorado the trees begin pollinating in February and continue through June? This can lead to itchy watery eyes, runny stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing and wheezing which could be signs of...

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Dec 29th, 2021

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  Winter is finally here!  Unfortunately, so is cold and flu season.  For those suffering from allergies and asthma, sometimes it can be difficult to tell if your symptoms are from a cold or from allergies- here is a helpful video from...

October is Here! Oct 13th, 2021

October is here!  That means Halloween is just around the corner!  We wish everyone a safe and Happy Halloween, especially kids in our communities with food allergies.  This year will mark AAIR's 6th year of supporting the Teal Pumpkin Project (TEAL PUMPKIN LINK) an awareness event to make Halloween safer...

Your Questions Answered on Air Pollution and Asthma Jun 22nd, 2021

This is a great article to get some answers on air pollution and asthma: Link to Article on Air Pollution and Asthma https://www.aaaai.org/Tools-for-the-Public/Conditions-Library/Asthma/Your-Questions-Answered-on-Air-Pollution-and-Asthm

Itchy - Watery Eyes, Runny Nose, Sneezing... Spring Allergies are Here! Apr 15th, 2021

Have you started to notice itchy watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath?  Tree pollen season is here and spring allergies may explain your symptoms.  If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact us for an appointment, we are here to help!  We are accepting...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Mar 31st, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

FAQ's - COVID-19 Vaccine Feb 15th, 2021

This FAQ from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is provided to help answer patient questions about COVID-19 vaccines. CLICK HERE TO READ  

Allergy Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies December Update Dec 8th, 2020

Dear Patients of Allergy Asthma & Immunology of the Rockies, P.C.: We want to thank all our patients for their continued understanding and support as we work through these challenging times.  We have taken every precaution necessary to protect and care for our patients. Our providers and staff are dedicated in...

AAIR Important Update Nov 19th, 2020

Dear AAIR Patients, Our offices will be closed Thursday 11/26/20 and Friday 11/27/20 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Below is our schedule for next week at each location for allergy injections: Avon Location:Tuesday 11/24/20 and Wednesday 11/25/20 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m....

How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Your Health? Aug 13th, 2020

Wildfire season is here.  With the recent Pine Gulch and Grizzly Creek wildfires in our area you can see and smell the smoke in the air.  Smoke can cause irritation of your eyes, nose, throat and lungs and pose a risk to your health, especially if you have asthma.  If...

Coughing, wheezing or cannot breath while skiing or exercising? Feb 11th, 2020

We can help with exercise and asthma to help get relief and enjoy the outdoors. Call us today to schedule and appointment.  Click here to read more about Exercise-Induced Asthma from The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.  

3rd Annual Teal Pumpkin Project Event Coming up Soon! Aug 25th, 2019

Fall is in the air!  That means that Wild West Days is around the corner! Our office is thrilled to have a booth at the 29th Annual Wild West Day for our 3rd annual Teal Pumpkin Project event!   DATE: 9/29/19 Teal Pumpkin Project Event LOCATION: 29th Annual Wild West Day, 4-Eagle...

May is Asthma Awareness Month May 16th, 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...