Doctors Warn Teens
About Taking The
Don't take the cinnamon challenge!
A report found that the stunt has led to a growing number of calls to poison control centers and visits to emergency rooms. Some teenagers have suffered collapsed lungs and ended up on ventilators.
People with asthma or other respiratory conditions are at greater risk of having this result in shortness of breath and trouble breathing.
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The Allergy & Asthma Specialty Clinic is the premier
facility in West Central Minnesota for the treatment of allergy,
asthma, and immunologic diseases.
We know that living with the symptoms of allergy and asthma can range from
being annoying to potentially life threatening. That is why our entire
focus is on you our patient. From research, to prevention,
to the latest in treatment
options, our goal is helping you breathe easier season after season.
Dr. Ellingson is very thorough. She realizes that allergies
and asthma relate to other parts of the body and other disease
systems. She wants to treat the cause, not just the symptoms.
Dr. Ellingson also believes in patient education; our staff spends a great deal of time teaching our patients the why's
and how's of their disease. The better informed you are about
allergies and asthma, the more proactive you can be in your
The Allergy and Asthma Clinic is headquartered in Willmar,
Minnesota with satellite offices in
Marshall and Hutchinson.