Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

Tired? It Could be Allergies

Most people know that allergies cause sneezing and a runny nose, but they can cause a host of other symptoms, too, including fatigue. In fact, as many allergists will tell you, fatigue is one of the symptoms that allergy sufferers are most likely to complain about. So... read more

Is There a Treatment for Food Allergies?

So you have food allergies. Your only option is to avoid them, right? Not necessarily. Thanks to a relatively new treatment for food allergies known as sublingual immunotherapy, food allergy sufferers are able to eat more of the foods they love without fear of... read more

Grass Allergies: A Source of Summer Misery

Allergy sufferers who have been in the trenches with spring pollens may be ready for a respite in summer. Allergies typically wane in summer and winter, but not if you have sensitivities to grass. Grass pollens are in full swing in summer. Onlookers may revel in thick... read more

Allergy or Celiac Disease?

By definition, an allergy is our body’s negative response to a substance that enters our body, most commonly through food intake or our respiratory system. One of the most common kinds of food allergy is wheat allergy. Wheat allergy is often mixed up with celiac... read more

Allergic to Fruits and Vegetables?

Does eating fruits and veggies cause you discomfort in the mouth or throat? If so, you may have something called oral allergy syndrome (OAS). With OAS, you may experience itching, tingling, or swelling of the lips, mouth, or throat when you eat raw fruits or... read more

The Research Behind Sublingual Immunotherapy

So you have allergies. What to do? Antihistamines and decongestants can take the edge off of symptoms, but they don’t address the cause of the allergies. In fact, the only treatment that has been shown to affect the underlying allergy is immunotherapy. Immunotherapy... read more

Help for Milk Allergies

Eight major food items are responsible for about 90 percent of all food-related allergic reactions. Milk is one of those eight items, along with fish, shellfish, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and wheat. Milk allergies mostly affect children, but they can persist into... read more

Got Allergies? Don’t Live Here

There’s the old saying that you can be happy anywhere, but if you suffer from allergies, that may be easier said than done. Every year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks cities that are the most challenging for allergy sufferers to live in.   The... read more

Can I Afford Allergy Treatment?

Our health should be a paramount concern, but the bottom line is, most of us don’t have unlimited funds with which to address our health concerns. Thus, in matters that aren’t life-threatening (such as allergies), we may limp along without treatment because we simply... read more