Associations among high altitude, allergic rhinitis, and bronchial hyperreactivity

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Oghan F., Erdim I.

ENT UPDATES, vol.7, no.1, pp.47-52, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.2399/jmu.2017001006
  • Journal Name: ENT UPDATES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-52


Allergic respiratory diseases are common public health problem. Although several treatment options, some of patients cannot manage to get satisfactory recovery. High altitude (HA) is shown as a natural additive and/or salvage therapy option for this patient group. We aimed to present the effect of HA on allergic rhinitis and bronchial hyperreactivity in company with literature.