Parenting on TVO Life Skills: Dr. Mark Greenwald talks to us about kids and allergies.read more
Canada has one of the highest rates of people with Asthma and 60% of Canadians with Asthma do not have good control over their asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. The airways are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. If you have...read more
The plant most commonly associated with pollen allergies is ragweed. Ragweed is the most common cause of seasonal allergies, is very light and can travel hundreds of miles. To alleviate your symptoms and/or allergies to ragweed pollen ask your allergist about...read more
Dust mites are tiny, eight-legged arachnids of the spider family measuring less than a fraction of a millimetre in size and are the major cause of allergic reactions. House dust mites survive on shed human skin scales. As these mites digest their food, they produce...read more
Dr. Mark Greenwald talks about the increase of asthma in children going back to...read more
How can we treat and prevent end-of-summer allergies? Dr. Mark Greenwald talks to Global News Family...read more
Allergies are the immune system's specific reaction to a normally harmless substance such as pollens, certain foods, or medicines. There are two main types, seasonal and perennial. The seasonal variety occurs at specific times of the year, while the perennial variety...read more
Dr. Mark Greenwald talks to CTV AM about testing for allergies.read more
Passionate Eye CBC Newsworld The 60 minute Allergy Planet BBC documentary includes a 12 minute part on the discovery of the first gene of asthma based on my expedition to the Tristan da Cunha, the most remote spot in the...read more
Allergy Island is an exclusive documentary on the history of asthma in Tristan da Cunha and the discovery of the gene related to asthma in that highly inbred community by the expedition that I did in 1993. I went in May 2008 to Tristan da Cunha with the BBC crew to...read more
What is an Allergist?
An allergist/immunologist is a physician specially trained to manage and treat allergies and asthma. Becoming an allergist/immunologist requires completion of at least nine years of training. After completing medical school and graduating with a medical degree, a physician will then undergo three years of training in internal medicine (to become an internist) or pediatrics (to become a pediatrician).
Pillow Encasings Covers for Allergies
You might think dust mites take up only a little room in your bed. In fact, within 10 years, dead dust mites and their waste can double the weight of your mattress.