October 10, 2008
by Dr. John Overholt

Symbicort, Advair, and Safety

Both Symbicort and Advair contain drugs called long acting beta-agonists, or LABAs for short.  Symbicort contains formoterol and Advair contains salmeterol.  Advair and Symbicort also contain inhaled corticosteroids(ICS), fluticasone and budesonide, respectively.  This combination of medications has been repeatedly shown in … Continue reading

October 9, 2008
by Dr. John Overholt

Probiotics and eczema

Probiotics are getting plenty of attention these days regarding their potential health benefits.  The general idea is that by introducing “good” bacteria to the gut you can somehow modify disease states.  In the medical community, the idea started to take … Continue reading