Having a chronic condition presents many challenges. From the onset of symptoms, to the sometimes elusive diagnosis to management and coping with the condition; sufferers have many battles to contend with. When it comes to cold allergies, one battle is acknowledging and accepting that the condition represents a new normal.
After months of reactions, having to leave school three to four times a week, seeing doctors of multiple specialties, being laughed at and ridiculed, and realizing that there was no cure, we had to accept that this was our new normal. – R. C.
Parents of children with cold allergies traverse emotions of empowerment, hope, doubt, grief, determination and acceptance.
Once a diagnosis is made, the invidual can begin on a journey toward coping, healing and redefining who they are inspite of their condition.
Even though most people have never heard of a cold allergy, the condition is quite common in its acute form. However in its chronic form, it is considered rare.
Our goal is to bring awareness to cold allergies, their treatment and provide support for those affected. The hope is to expedite diagnoses, find better treatments and improve living & work conditions.
Information on this site is not intended for self-diagnosis. Please seek support from your physician for testing and diagnosis.