Patients in the area of Crystal Lake, IL ask about the options for treatment of asthma

Patients in the area of Crystal Lake, IL ask about the options for treatment of asthma

The team of Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois is here to help patients in and around the area of Crystal Lake, IL with their overall health and wellness When patients are seeking treatment for asthma, they have several options to consider. Additionally, a proper diagnosis by a professional will start the process of finding the appropriate ways to address and manage this chronic condition.

What is asthma?

Asthma is a condition of the lungs that can affect the way patients breathe. When properly diagnosed, patients in the area of Crystal Lake, IL can then seek the best treatment options available for them. Treatment of asthma may be done regularly or “as needed” when patients are having an asthma attack. Some patients experience flare-ups while others have chronic concerns in terms of their ability to breathe properly.

What treatment options are available for asthma?

Dr. Noga Askenazi and the staff can provide a variety of solutions for patients who visit their practice for assistance.

Treatment options may include:

  • Oral medication that can be used to prevent asthma attacks in patients with chronic and severe asthma
  • Medications that can be inhaled through an inhaler to control their condition
  • Inhalers with medication that can be used as an emergency solution to asthma attacks
  • Avoiding the possible triggers of asthma to reduce the number of attacks a patient experiences

Some of the most common triggers for patients with asthma may include:

  • Pet allergens
  • Pollen allergens
  • Breathing cold air
  • Physical exercise/exertion
  • Mold and dust allergens
  • Harsh chemicals

Schedule a visit with our doctors today to learn more!

At Advanced Allergy and Asthma Associates and Food Allergy Center of Illinois, our professionals are here to help with a variety of concerns, including the diagnosis, treatment, and management of conditions such as asthma. Dr. Noga Askenazi and the staff are here to help patients in the Crystal Lake, IL area at their practice conveniently located on North Pepper. Call (847) 888-8802 today to schedule an appointment and take charge of your condition and overall health today!

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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.