Asthma

Quick-relief inhalers versus controller inhalers: what is the difference between the two? Both inhalers are used to help relieve an asthma flare-up but are used for varying levels of severity. It's important if you or a family member suffers from asthma to work with your...

Intermittent asthma is a type of short-term asthma that lasts for no more than 2 days a week. This type of asthma is the least severe classification of asthma but still requires treatment by an allergist to help manage the symptoms if interfere with your...

Staying Healthy with Asthma: Caring for and treating asthma is important for those that live with the condition to live each day comfortably without flare-ups. It’s important to recognize the signs of an asthma flare-up, know about asthma triggers, and work with an asthma specialist...

Houston Allergist Dr. Gavino Q&A The McGovern Allergy & Asthma Clinic allergists have provided high-quality allergy and asthma care since 1956. Dr. Aries Gavino, a board-certified allergist, and immunologist specializes in a broad spectrum of allergic and immunologic conditions and is proud to be a member...

Winter allergies are here! Just because the weather outside is cooler doesn’t mean allergens have disappeared. From seasonal pollen to indoor allergy triggers, learn about some of the winter season allergens and how to combat them.   Cedar Pollen Environmental winter allergies are commonly caused by cedar pollen....

Houston allergists at McGovern Allergy & Asthma Clinic have provided high-quality allergy and asthma care since 1956. Board-certified in adult and pediatric Allergy and Immunology, as well as in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Dr. Serge De Golovine has been with the clinic since February of...

Self-care can be a great tool for managing your allergy and asthma symptoms during stressful times. If you have allergies or asthma, stress can often be a trigger for your symptoms to appear. Although self-care is different for every person, here are some tips to help...

A virtual doctor appointment is an alternative offered to in-office appointments when you are feeling sick or if you prefer to see your doctor from the comforts of your home. You might be wondering about the differences between a virtual appointment versus visiting a clinic...