Only Asthma and hay fever, then?

With the rising temperatures, tree and grasses, hard-to-pollen, many Allergy sufferers back to life. Anyone who suffers from hay fever, also lives with a significantly increased risk for allergic Asthma. This is especially true for children. How such a Floor can be avoided, experts advised on Thursday, 21. March 2019, on free reader phone.


Thursday, 21. March 2019 from 16 to 19 PM 0800 – 2 811 811 experts choice

The call is out to all German networks free of charge.

Itchy and watery eyes, frequent Sneezing, and a runny nose in the pollen time-of-flight according to information from the German Allergy and Asthmabunds (DAAB) for 16 percent of the population of everyday life . It comes to allergic inflammatory reactions of the upper respiratory tract – the classic hay fever.

The allergic reaction to the lower respiratory tract from spreading, people can develop an allergic Asthma. In the case of four out of ten people with hay fever, it comes within the next ten years to chronic asthmatic complaints, with thirty percent of the affected children, it takes only two years to develop a Asthma. Usually, Asthma is manifested by a constant cough, wheezing, thick mucus and a feeling of tightness in the chest is noticeable, in the case of a seizure by shortness of breath.

To prevent this so-called floor of the exchange, as early as possible and effective treatment of the Allergy is important, for example, by desensitization. In this therapy, the patient is administered to the triggering Allergen, over several weeks, in a low, slowly increasing dose, to get used to the immune system. This possibility also exists if there is already an allergic Asthma has developed. In addition, a whole range of effective therapeutic measures in the treatment of allergic Asthma exist today.

When should I go with allergic symptoms to the doctor? What are the first signs of a allergic Asthma and what treatment options are available? All questions around the topics of pollen Allergy and allergic Asthma, the experts of the German Allergy and Asthmabunds (DAAB) answer on Thursday, 21. March 2019, under the following free phone numbers:

On the phone 0800 – 2 811 811 experts choice

  • Phone number 0800 / 2 811 811-1 Prof. Dr. med. Eckard Hamelmann; Specialist in child and adolescent medicine, children pulmonology, Allergology and infectiology; Immunologist; Chief physician of the clinic for child and adolescent medicine, the children’s center Bielefeld; 1. Vice-President of the German society for Allergology and Clinical immunology
  • Phone number 0800 / 2 811 811-2Dr. med. Hartmut Timmermann; A specialist in Internal medicine, pulmonology, sleep medicine and Allergology; Focus Of Practice Colonnaden, Hamburg
  • Phone Number 0800 / 2 811 811-3Dipl. oec. troph. Christiane Schäfer; Self-employed nutritional therapist with the focal points of Allergology and gastroenterology, Hamburg
  • 0800 – 2 811 811-4Elke Alsdorf; Asthma – and COPD-trainer, head of training for patients and trainers, Health Ambassador for the DAAB, a speaker on the topics of Asthma, COPD and allergies, benger peat