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Immunotherapy FAQ

Immunotherapy (allergy shots) is a confusing subject matter for those who do  not go for this treatment. This therapy is a person’s best option for reducing allergy symptoms without the constant use of allergy drugs. The main thing people know about allergy shots is that it requires needles and injections,...

Take Control of your Allergies This Year

There a lot of common New Year’s resolutions people make, such as exercise, eat healthy, and read more. If the goal of the above resolutions is to make life better, you may want to consider adding a few extra to your list. For those that suffer from allergies, why not...

How to Avoid Winter Allergies

What sort of allergy symptoms can you expect this winter? Seasonal allergies are real, and for some, the winter time can be worse for allergy symptoms. Cold days bring watery eyes and itchy noses. They also cause people to wheeze, cough, sneeze, and have difficulty breathing. Those who are most...

Where Allergens Hide in Your Home

It would be nice if individuals could escape allergy symptoms by going home, but unfortunately, allergens have a way of hiding in a house. Those that suffer from indoor allergies must be mindful of things they do in the home because allergens are all around us. We will be going...

The Common Cold or Allergy Symptoms

Cold and allergy symptoms tend to be similar and so it can sometimes be difficult to determine what is causing the problem. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention claims that adults, on average, have two to three colds a year. Children will likely have more than two. There is...

A Healthy Diet to Help Deal with Allergy Symptoms

The best way to fight allergies is with the help of a local immunologist. With their skills, they can diagnose what causes allergies in a person and to treat that cause directly. It is a long process, going for allergy shots, but it is the best long-term option for dealing...

Prepare Now for Spring Time Allergies

Although winter is just arriving, it is essential to start thinking about protecting ourselves from springtime allergies. The spring of 2018 was terrible for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, and it is projected that things can potentially get worse for the upcoming 2019 season. Living in areas that are...

Dealing with Nighttime Allergies

Suffering from allergies is never pleasant, but for many, it seems like nighttime allergies are the worst. When allergies disrupt sleep, it can ruin the whole next day. For many, it is difficult to both fall asleep and to remain sound asleep. It is difficult to sleep when you cannot...

Knowing What to Expect for an Allergy Appointment

Hearing about allergy shots can scare certain people. The thought of having skin pricked, weekly injections, and itching/swelling skin can turn someone away from immunotherapy. Knowing more about the process of getting shots can help to ease people’s mind and encourage them to go. There is some pain and discomfort...

Important Things to Know About Ragweed Pollen

The effects of ragweed pollen are real, and it affects roughly twenty-five million Americans, young and old, and male and female. Ragweed pollen is a very common allergen in the United States. It is relatively light pollen, which makes it easy to spread far and wide. It is carried by...