Windom Allergy, Asthma and Sinus are your dedicated asthma and allergy specialists.

Our allergy specialists are constantly researching, and participating in, the best practices for the treatment of asthma, sinus and allergies.

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Dr. Windom was appointed to a 2-year term as Vice-Chair of the Practice, Diagnostics and Therapeutics committee and the same position for the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

The cause of nasal polyps is unknown. Various theories have been discussed, including allergy, infection, nerve pathway imbalance, enzyme abnormality, drug sensitivity and mechanical obstruction. Fortunately, most people with hay fever (allergic rhinitis) do not have polyps (<2%). Asthma has long been known to be associated with nasal polyps. Studies show that anywhere from 15%-30%…

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Lung Function Testing. Breathing tests, also known as spirometry or pulmonary function tests, are used to diagnose and monitor asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory diseases. You will be asked to blow into a machine that will measure the volume of air leaving the lungs. A nurse will coach and encourage you…

Based primarily on the results of the 2015 UK study LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy), national guidelines have been released from the NIH and international allergy organizations that recommend introducing peanut in the diet between 4-9 months of age to foster tolerance; once eczema starts food allergy is soon to follow, therefore if the…

What is Atopic Dermatitis? Skin of patients with atopic dermatitis does not regulate body temperature normally. There may be abnormal sweating and abnormal blood vessel responses–the opening and closing of these vessels in the skin. This means that your child may not react as you would expect with changes in room temperature. He or she…

Karen Brown

I have been with Windom Allergy for the past 15 years! I started as an office nurse doing skin testing. In the past several years I’ve been the allergy shot nurse, making the serum and getting patients approved for special medications. I am now happily semi-retired, working 2-3 days a week. I met my husband…

Food Allergy? Oral immunotherapy (OIT) safely allows allergic children and adults to no longer live in fear of their food allergy. Since the 1990’s a great deal of research has been conducted in the area of food desensitization. While the exact protocol differs from country to country, the general theme is very consistent: take a…

  According to Accuweather, we should be breathing easier in June. Ragweed, tree pollen and grass pollen are historically low to moderate in the month of June.

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