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Airflow and symptom outcomes between allergic and non-allergic rhinitis patients from turbinoplasty.

CONCLUSIONS: Both AR and NAR patients gained benefit from surgery to relieve nasal obstruction. AR patients demonstrate greater improvement in GNF score but allergy management may contribute to this. PMID: 28888024 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Rhinology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Rhinology Source Type: research

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ConclusionARIA guideline has evolved to a technology-based implementation strategy to help rhinitis sufferers to have an active and healthy life and to reduce health and social inequalities caused by this very common disease, irrespective of their age, sex, or socio-economic status.
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
HOW to get to sleep can be hard in the hot weather, and even worse if you have an allergy to pollen. The hay fever symptoms, including a runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing, can make it hard to get to sleep, constantly tossing and turning. Here ’s what you can do to increase sleep time.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
AbstractPurpose of ReviewIn this article, we review the impact and the treatment of sleep disturbance caused by allergic rhinitis (AR) in adult and pediatric patients.Recent FindingsAlthough intranasal corticosteroids (INS) remain the mainstay treatments for AR-induced sleep disturbance, allergen immunotherapy (AIT) has been suggested to be effective in altering the course and progression of moderate-to-severe AR that is refractory to pharmacotherapy. MP-AzeFlu is a recently developed formulation containing azelastine, an intranasal antihistamine (INAH), and fluticasone propionate, an INS. MP-AzeFlu has been reported to ha...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Although AR and ARC are sometimes perceived as trivial conditions, this review indicates that their impact on adolescent life is negative and far-reaching. It is critical that clinicians gain a greater understanding of the unique burden of AR and ARC in adolescents to ensure they receive prompt and appropriate care and treatment in order to improve clinical and academic outcomes. PMID: 29626629 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol Source Type: research
Whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with presence of allergic disease is not fully known. Research has shown that allergic rhinitis is a risk factor for snoring in children and allergic rhinitis might worsen OSA in adults. However there have been no studies on the association between OSA and allergen sensitization in the pediatric age group.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to characterize the burden of atopic dermatitis in Japanese adult patients relative to the general population. Japanese adults (≥18 years) with a self‐reported diagnosis of atopic dermatitis and adult controls without atopic dermatitis/eczema/dermatitis were identified from the 2013 Japan National Health and Wellness Survey. Atopic dermatitis patients were propensity‐score matched with non‐atopic dermatitis controls (1:2 ratio) on demographic variables. Patient‐reported outcome data on comorbidities, mood and sleep disorders, health‐related quality of life, work productivity and...
Source: The Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Purpose of review Allergic rhinitis and nonallergic rhinitis (NAR) are common disorders, which have been considered as potential risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This review summarizes the proposed underlying pathophysiological mechanisms to provide a better understanding of the relationship between these conditions. Recent findings In adults, allergic rhinitis and NAR may be considered as symptoms potentiating, rather than risk potentiating factors in the pathophysiology of OSA, whereas in children, these are considered to be independent predictors for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and failure of ad...
Source: Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: RHINITIS, SINUSITIS AND UPPER AIRWAY DISEASE: Edited by Ruby Pawankar and David P. Skoner Source Type: research
Authors: Chiesa Fuxench ZC Abstract Multiple risk factors have been associated with the development of atopic dermatitis (AD). Recent advances in understanding the role of genetics in this disease have been made, with discovery of the filaggrin (FLG) gene as the most notable so far. In addition to FLG gene mutations as a risk factor for AD, a positive family history of atopic or allergic disease in either parent, has been shown to confer a greater risk of developing AD. Atopic dermatitis usually presents early in life and is thought to represent the initial-step in the "atopic march" which is characterize...
Source: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology - Category: Research Tags: Adv Exp Med Biol Source Type: research
Background: Saline nasal irrigation is labelled as an add-on treatment in patients with allergic rhinitis (AR). The primary aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of 21-day use of buffered hypertonic saline (BHS) versus normal saline solution (NSS) on reducing nasal symptoms in children with seasonal AR (SAR). Comparing their efficacy on nasal cytology counts (NCC), quality of life, and sleep quality was the secondary aim.Methods: In this 21-day,open-label, randomized controlled study, 36 SAR children (aged 6-13 years) with a Total 5 Symptom Score (T5SS) ≥5 received twice-daily BHS or NSS delivered through a nasa...
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Conclusions This systematic review provides summary estimates of the magnitude of work productivity impairment due to AR and identifies its main determinant factors. This information may help guide both clinicians and health policy makers.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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