With school starting back soon, many kids are looking to spend all the time they can outdoors during the remainder of their summer break. While outdoor activities are important for physical fitness and a big part of summer fun, those allergic to insect stings or that suffer from asthma can be aggravated by the summer smog season.
The specialists at the Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic warn that people with allergies and asthma need to exercise caution and follow their doctors’ recommendations to avoid potentially life-threatening reactions. Dr. David Tanner of the Buckhead office of Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic says, “Proper diagnosis and specialized testing by a board-certified allergist allows individuals to identify and treat their allergies and asthma and avoid serious, even fatal, allergic reactions.”
Insect stings are more prevalent during the warm summer months. It is important to note that anyone who has experienced an allergic reaction in