Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

Drug-free Allergy Treatment

Nasal inhalers, antihistamine or decongestant pills, corticosteroids—they can all take allergy symptoms down a notch, but at what cost? While many of these medications are helpful in the short-term, they can cause side effects that, in some cases, may be as bothersome...

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Why do so Many People Have Allergies Nowadays?

If you feel like you’re hearing a lot more about allergies than ever before, you’re not wrong. Allergies are rising at significant rates, and here are a few statistics to prove it: Peanut allergies in children have increased by over 20 percent since 2010 (American...

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Are Allergies Affecting my Child’s School Performance?

When our affiliated physicians treat school-age kids for allergies, we frequently see their school performance improve in tandem with their allergy symptoms. Sadly, allergies affect more than just kids’ health; they can also affect their concentration and behavior....

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How to Set New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Stick With

Statistics say that only about 10 percent of New Year’s Resolutions succeed, which is why many people take a cynical approach to the annual goals. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There is an excitement that comes with the beginning of a new year. If you set your...

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Is Your Christmas Tree Stirring up Your Allergies?

Fall allergies have died down, and spring allergies have not yet hit. So why are you feeling miserable? Although winter is not typically as allergenic as other seasons, it does present a number of triggers, and some of those are brought on by holiday traditions. Did...

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Is This a Cold, Flu or Allergies?

As the temperatures drop, we spend more time indoors, allowing us to share germs more easily. Close contact puts us in each other’s “breathing zone,” which is the three to six-foot radius that facilitates the spreading of respiratory viruses. In addition to increased...

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A Link Between Autism and Food Allergies

As we head into the holidays, food is everywhere—from the Thanksgiving table to holiday parties to food gifts from neighbors and friends. But an increasing number of people are dealing with food allergies, changing the way we cook and eat. Though it’s unclear what...

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Great Websites for Allergen-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is coming, bringing an opportunity to enjoy food and family. But food allergies can drain some of the excitement out of the holiday. If you or someone you love has food allergies, check out these websites devoted to allergen-free cooking and other...

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The Problem with Allergy Drugs

The symptoms are unmistakable: a scratchy throat, a runny or stuffed-up nose, itchy eyes. Allergies have struck! When you feel yourself descending into another valley of allergic misery, your first instinct might be to reach for an antihistamine or decongestant. Those...

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Helping Kids with Food Allergies Navigate Halloween

Halloween can be downright frightful for kids with food allergies and their parents. The food-centric holiday features class parties, goodie bags, and a bounty of candy from trick or treating. Treats can be filled with dairy, nuts, and other allergy-causing...

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