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Common Questions about Allergy Shots

Do you suffer from allergies? If so, have you considered allergy shots? While many people immediately shrink away in fear when they hear the words shots and needles, allergy shots may be the right fit for many allergy sufferers. Who is the best candidate for allergy shots? Many people should...

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,...

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...

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...

Can Adults Develop Allergies Later in Life?

According to the Academy of American Allergies, Asthma, and Immunology roughly 15% of children (more than 6 billion) suffer from respiratory and skin allergies. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Parents should take their children to an allergist to identify and treat symptoms. These children must learn at a...

Allergy Symptoms are Common in the United States

Allergic reactions happen when the body’s immune system adversely reacts to an allergen (foreign substances). Depending on the person, allergens can enter the body through touch or inhalation. Although each person’s body reacts differently, common allergy symptoms include: Coughing Sneezing Itchy eyes Runny nose Red eye Allergic reactions are not...

When to see an Asthma Specialist

When is it time to see an asthma specialist? Many symptoms of asthma mirror allergies and the common cold, so at times it can be hard to know what type of doctor to see. An asthma specialist has been trained to deal with asthma specifically. They have been prepared for...

Facts about Allergies in the United States

Allergies can be defined as the immune system’s reactions to a foreign substance (an allergen). These foreign particles can attack while we eat, breath, and touch our body. Responses for individuals varies depending on their body. Common symptoms include coughing, sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, and irritated throat. For few...

Make your Bedroom an Allergen Free Zone

During times of allergy symptoms, people need a place they can go and escape. Considering it is almost impossible to make an entire home or office allergen free, it is essential to think more realistically about creating a safe space. Picking a room in your house to focus all energy...

Four Most Common Allergy Triggers

The first thing someone must do to treat allergy symptoms is to know precisely what allergens trigger those symptoms. When going for allergy shots, the first thing an allergist will do is a skin test. They will either prick or puncture the skin slightly so that they can introduce the...