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Welcome to the Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center’s golf cart friendly offices in The Villages, FL. We look forward to helping you enjoy the lifestyle you enjoy by identifying solutions for your allergies, sinus problems and asthma related health concerns.

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 Living With Allergies

Living With Allergies

If Hayfever is plaguing you… it’s not the hay to blame. Sufferers know the symptoms all too well… Runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy red eyes, sneezing, cough, dark circles under the eyes, just to name a few. Ed Neuzil, Board…

 National Awareness

National Awareness

Asthma is a lifelong disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. It can limit a person’s quality of life. While we don’t know why asthma rates are rising, we do know that most people with asthma can control…

 Obesity and Breathing

Obesity and Breathing

  The International Journal of General Medicine reports that obesity is strongly linked with respiratory symptoms and diseases, including COPD and asthma. We spoke with Ed Neuzil, registered nurse practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center about how…

 Out of Breath

Out of Breath

In recent years, obesity has evolved into a global epidemic. Its impact on our health puts us at risk for many serious diseases. Excess weight also has a direct impact on our ability to breathe. Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse…

 Overweight and out of breath?

Overweight and out of breath?

  The International Journal of General Medicine reports that obesity is strongly linked with respiratory symptoms and diseases, including COPD and asthma. We spoke with Ed Neuzil, registered nurse practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center about how…

 Patient Familiarity Is Key

Patient Familiarity Is Key

  Ed Neuzil of the Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Center knows patients’ familiarity with his staff plays a valuable role in treatment and communication.      

 Pollen Overload

Pollen Overload

It’s the time of year when many people start to suffer the effects of hay fever. Besides making you miserable, hay fever can affect your performance at work or school and generally interfere with your life. But you don’t have…

 Radio Relief

Radio Relief

  With 50 million allergy sufferers across the country, you need a national platform to bring relief to that many people. That’s exactly what Ed Neuzil of the Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center was given a few weeks ago when…

 Shingles – No Sure Thing

Shingles – No Sure Thing

There are an estimated 1 million cases of shingles each year in this country.   Anyone who’s had chickenpox may develop shingles. Shingles has been known to afflict mostly older adults and people with weakened immune systems and, it can…

 Shingles 411

Shingles 411

Back in the day, it took three minutes for the TV to warm up, we hardly ever wore seatbelts, and getting the chickenpox was a badge of honor. The highly contagious infection, relieved only by itching, scratching and oatmeal baths,…

 Shingles Aware

Shingles Aware

For decades, it was a common belief that once a person gets shingles, they are protected from having another episode in their lifetime. We now know this is not necessarily true. Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at Allergy, Sinus…

 Shingles Risk

Shingles Risk

  Adults under 40 who’ve had shingles may face a higher risk for stroke — according to a new study published in the journal, Neurology. Ed Neuzil, Registered Nurse Practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center says that…

 Shingles Vaccination

Shingles Vaccination

  September 25th through October 1st has been designated National Adult Immunization Awareness Week by the CDC. One of the newest vaccines in the news is the adult shingles vaccine. The New York Times reports that, in an effort to…

 Should you have a shingles vaccine?

Should you have a shingles vaccine?

  According to the International Journal of Toxicology, about 20% of adults who’ve had chicken pox are expected to develop shingles, especially later in life. Ed Neuzil, registered nurse practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center explains that…

 Sizing Up Symptoms

Sizing Up Symptoms

On average, elementary school children get six to eight colds each school year, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. For high school kids, it’s about half of that; and seasonal allergies are believed to affect as many as 40% of U.S.…

 Smoking And COPD

Smoking And COPD

March 15th is Kick Butts Day.  If you’ve been looking for a date on the calendar to commit to quitting smoking, grab a red pen and put a circle around that day! Nearly 70 of the chemicals included in cigarettes…

 Sneezin’ Seasons

Sneezin’ Seasons

Pollen seasons around the world are becoming longer and more severe; and that affects allergy sufferers. In our region of Florida, February and April are the most severe, due to extremely high volumes of tree pollen.   Ed Neuzil, Board…

 Specialist Spotlight

Specialist Spotlight

  Over the next several months we’ll introduce you to a featured specialist in the Hometown Health Network. A chance to get to know them in a way that you might not otherwise during the course of your appointment. Ed…

 Summer Food Allergies

Summer Food Allergies

Ants, bees and rain aren’t the only things that can put a damper on a summer picnic or barbecue. For more than 12 million Americans, food allergies can ruin the fun, too. Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Nurse Practitioner at Allergy…

 Symptom Check

Symptom Check

This is usually the time of year when we find ourselves asking, “is it a cold or an allergy? Think you know the difference?   Since not all sniffles are the same, we sought the advice of Ed Neuzil, Board…

 Take Charge of COPD

Take Charge of COPD

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US. Ed Neuzil, Board Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner with The Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center explains what COPD is and how it is…

 Talking Allergies

Talking Allergies

  As part of their commitment to educate the public on recognizing allergy symptoms, the specialists at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center recently held a free seminar on Allergies.