Steve Kagen, M.D., in a mission to improve the lives of people who suffer with allergy and asthma, has created free tools to help you with tracking and discovering the triggers of your symptoms. Answer a few questions and you will discover why you feel the way you do. With four decades of medical, immunology and allergy expertise, Dr. Kagen, M.D. is at the forefront of the treatment of allergic conditions and is serving patients in Appleton, Oshkosh, Green Bay and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
We are happy to offer two powerful tools for learning more about your allergy and asthma triggers and symptoms, that can help in your journey to managing your allergy conditions and living your best life.
Discover how the weather and your environment affect your health!
Take regular, simple symptom tests to create your unique Aller-Rhythm® display, revealing your daily personal forecast for experiencing allergy and asthma symptoms.
Find out how sensitive you are to allergens!
If your body over reacts to changes in humidity, cold air, pollution or changes in your hormones, you may be hypersensitive. Hypersensitive people are not crazy! They are Hypersensitive to anything that changes inside or outside of their bodies. Take the Sensitometer™ test and share your unique Degree of Sensitivity with your family, friends and personal physician.
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Dr. Kagen, creator of KagenAir ® and Sensitometer ® test apps, is available to help your family!
We are moving into the indoor allergy season, with no pollen in the outdoor air today in NE Wisconsin. Make sure to return in March, when we will again share the daily primary allergens and level of risk for allergy and asthma symptoms in NE Wisconsin.
Until then, make sure to follow us on social media for daily allergy facts and answers to questions Dr. Kagen is commonly asked.
The video below shows aerosol emission and transport from September 1, 2006 to April 10, 2007. Also included are locations, indicated by red and yellow dots, of wildfires and human-initiated burning as detected by the MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites.
October 29, 2020
Allergy antibodies act like fuses on the outside of allergy bombs. The allergy bombs (cells known as mast cells or basophils), contain histamine and other chemicals capable of causing allergy symptoms.
The more you know, the better you can feel.
This educational program will assist anyone in understanding more about allergy and asthma symptoms and their control.
For every 'yes' answer, give yourself one point. For every 'no' answer, no points.
1. Are your eyes sensitive to sunlight?
2. Does the smell of perfume, exhaust or smoke bother you?
3. Do you have cold hands and cold feet?
4. Are you very ticklish?
5. Does cold air make your nose wet and runny?
6. Do you take really hot showers?
7. Are you sleepy by the middle of your day?
8. Have you ever had a migraine headache?
9. Are you sensitive to caffeine, codeine or alcoholic drinks?
10. Can you feel when you ovulate?
WHAT IT MEANS
You are normal and easily tolerate changes in weather, pollution and hormone levels.
Irritants affect you more easily than normal people.
You are highly sensitive to changes in weather, odors, sunlight, alcohol, medications and hormone levels.
You react to anything that changes inside or outside of your body – any change is a big change.