Sept. 26, 2023
Dive Deep into the World of Pollen, Allergies, and Expert Insights
We're thrilled to introduce our brand-new podcast series that promises to be a game-changer for allergy sufferers and anyone keen on understanding the world of pollen and allergies. Hosted by leading allergists, biologists, meteorologists, and air quality experts, this podcast is your passport to expert insights, real-life stories, and the latest in allergy treatments.
What to Expect
In each episode, we'll delve into a variety of topics, including:
We're excited to embark on this journey with you. Keep an eye out for our upcoming episodes where we'll continue to bring you valuable insights and practical advice on managing allergies and living your best life.
Episode One: "What is Pollen"
In our inaugural episode, we sit down with Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, one of the brilliant minds behind the Pollen Forecast Service. Ed unravels the mysteries of pollen, helping us understand its role and why it is so important for plants.
Episode Two: "How We Count and Forecast Pollen"
In this episode Dr Edwin Lampugnani joins us to discuss what a pollen count is and how it's actually done. Dr. Lampugnani, a leading expert in the field, underscores the paramount importance of localized pollen data for precise forecasts in Australia. He sheds light on the methodologies behind forecasting, addressing the challenge of generating accurate predictions without actual pollen count data.
Episode Three: "Understanding and Managing Allergies"
In episode three we dive into "Understanding Allergies and Asthma" with the esteemed Dr. Katie Allen. Dr. Allen, an authority in the field, sheds light on the intricacies of allergic reactions within the lungs, explaining how they serve as the body's sentinels, detecting and responding to foreign particles. Delving further, Dr. Allen unravels the diverse triggers for asthma, from pollens to pets and dust mites, even touching on non-allergic variants. She stresses the pivotal importance of seeking professional advice for symptoms like allergic rhinitis or allergic conjunctivitis, underlining the significance of accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment.