WHAT IS IMMUNOLOGY?
Immunology is the study, diagnosis, and treatment of immune system conditions, including allergic disease and related symptoms. The immune system affects the entire body, which is why providers who care for patients with allergies or other immune diseases often treat related symptoms all over the body, including the eyes, scalp, and skin to the nasal passages, lungs, and bone marrow.
If the immune system is not functioning properly, it can result in autoimmunity, allergy and cancer. Improperly functioning immune systems can contribute to many common disorders, including metabolic, cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative conditions. Pulmonary Associates of Richmond Allergy Center can help you diagnose, treat and monitor your allergies, helping to protect you from their effect on your immune system.