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These days we often hear terms like “antioxidants,” “omega-3s,” and “probiotics” when talking about health and nutrition. Making sure you’re meeting all of your nutritional needs can feel a bit overwhelming.Read More
Every day we’re exposed to thousands of different substances—from the foods we eat to personal care products we use to things we come in contact with in our environment. Occasionally a particular substance will set off an allergic reaction, which can take a number of different forms—from difficulty breathing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes to changes in our skin, known as eczema.Read More
It’s been documented that having a pet can have many health benefits—increasing physical activity, lowering stress, providing emotional support, and more. But for about 15 percent of the U.S. population, pets with fur such as cats and dogs can trigger an allergic response.Read More
With nearly 30 years of expertise in allergy and asthma medicine—both traditional and functional medicine—Dr. Z knows what he’s talking about. In his book, Allergy Free with Dr. Z: Understanding Allergies, Asthma, and Much, Much More, Dr. Z helps you better understand your allergies or asthma in a quick, easy-to-read format that gets right to the point. He describes the 3 essential steps you can take to reduce symptoms, feel better, and ultimately improve your quality of life. Here’s a look at Dr. Z’s 3 steps to living allergy-free.Read More
At AAPRI, we bring a wealth of expertise in the field of asthma and allergy treatment to our patients. Our dedicated team of providers is committed to taking the time to listen and care for your needs.Read More
As you may know, Dr. Z has shared his personal experience with immunotherapy in the past. This effective allergy treatment, which comes in the form of allergy shots or sublingual allergy drops, can even send allergies into remission—just like it did for him. At AAPRI, we’re proud to be the only practice in Rhode Island to offer sublingual allergy drops, which are becoming an increasingly popular treatment. But, how do they work?Read More