Breathing better, feeling better with an Asthma Allergy Specialist in Crystal Lake

Breathing better, feeling better with an Asthma Allergy Specialist in Crystal Lake

Asthma sufferers are becoming so common, that is estimated more than 25 million Americans, including 10 million children have some form of asthma that interferes with their daily lives. Wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and chest congestion or tightness can all be serious signs of asthma. Dr. Noga Askenazi and the team of professionals at Advanced Allergy & Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois hope to turn this epidemic around by doing their part to help those dealing with asthma. It is very important to get help as soon as possible. Most people who develop asthma have people in their families with the disease as well and it can torment lives, leaving some people helpless.

Asthma can not only be exhausting, but the way it interferes with lives is common but unique in some ways. Not everyone responds the same to identical medications and inhalers may not work for everyone. Multiple treatments can occur before symptoms begin to decrease. The unfortunate part about asthma is that it is only treatable at this time. No cure has been produced but it is possible science may find a better resistance in medication that will work for all types of asthma. Today, we are able to better control attacks by noticing the signs sooner.

Dr. Askenazi is a highly qualified specialist in asthma and want to eliminate symptoms early on to help best treat the conditions of asthma and attacks. When asthma attacks strike, there may or may not be obvious triggers around you. Not everyone has been able to avoid all triggers that flare up the disease. It is possible to reduce the triggers significantly with the help of medications and inhalers with proper use. Asthma causes inflammation in the lungs and airways, causing many disturbing and painful signs leading to an attack. With a quick response, the effects are lowered and recovery can begin.

At our center, we work on helping eliminate your asthma attacks and work to avoid further damage with the right medications and follow ups. Consistency is important for keeping asthma under control. We invite you to come in for a consultation and see how we can help your life change for the better with asthma control therapy.

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Meredith Cirrincione | Dr. Noga Askenazi

Amy Schack, a distinguished board-certified Physician Associate, brings a wealth of expertise to patient care. Specializing in allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma, and rashes, Amy is renowned for her commitment to excellence and compassionate approach. With a background in immediate care and orthopedics, she holds a Master's in Physician Assistant studies from Midwestern University and a Bachelor of Science from Northern Illinois University. A member of esteemed professional associations, including the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Association of PAs in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Amy Schack instills confidence, ensuring you can trust her unwavering dedication to your health and well-being.

Meredith Cirrincione is a board certified Physician Assistant and specializes in treating allergies, with a focus on asthma, rashes, environmental allergies, chemical and food allergies. She holds a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from The Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences. She is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Association of PAs in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. She likes to approach things holistically. She is a strong patient advocate and adored by her patients. She enjoys singing, reading, cooking, and the great outdoors.

Dr. Noga Askenazi is a nationally recognized asthma and allergy specialist who is board certified in pediatric and adult allergy. Her areas of special interest are innovative treatment of rashes, sinusitis, food allergies, asthma and immune disorders. She was past President of the ISAAI (Illinois Society of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology), works on state and national committees for advancement of the allergy field and is a consultant for Advocate, Ascension Health, Northwestern amongst other health care systems. Her joy is helping patients reach their goals after together determining best treatments. Her staff and patients are a chosen family, and she invests in their happiness. She enjoys gardening, biking and cooking to good music.