Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

Even Needle-phobes Can Give Blood

We focus heavily on service in December, but we can give to others all year long. If you want to kick off a year of giving, consider giving blood in January for National Blood Donor Month. While about one-third of Americans are eligible to give blood, only about 10... read more

Primary Care Physicians can Treat Allergic Patients

Roughly 20 percent of the population has allergies. That means that if you are a primary care physician and see 20 patients per day, four of those patients will probably be suffering from allergies of some sort. As a first line of treatment, you may prescribe... read more

Why Are Allergies Becoming More Common?

Chances are, you or someone in your family has allergies. After all, allergies affect about 1 out of every 5 people. And things only seem to be getting worse. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), both food and skin allergies in children... read more

Get Healthy This Year

The New Year is nearly upon us. Have you made your resolutions yet? People tend to fall into two camps: Either they embrace New Year’s resolutions as an opportunity to grow and improve, or they view them cynically as just one more opportunity to fall short of the... read more

Allergic to Your Christmas Tree?

The Christmas tree is the focal point of most homes during the holiday. We stash presents beneath it, light it up in the evenings and gather around it on Christmas morning. But if you’ve been experiencing hay fever ever since you stood up your holiday tree, you may... read more

Candle Allergies

December comes alive with the sights, sounds and scents of the holiday. One beloved way to make your home feel cozy and festive at this time of year is to light up a candle that smells of pine trees, gingerbread or pumpkin. But while candles smell nice, about one in... read more

Discerning Between Winter Illnesses

Winter brings snow, holiday gifts and crisp temperatures. Unfortunately, it also brings sickness as people stay cooped up inside and share germs easily. We’ve all had that dreadful sensation of waking up with a sore throat, runny or stuffed up nose or pounding head.... read more

Food Allergies and Thanksgiving

There is no more food-centric holiday than Thanksgiving. Friends and family gather with the turkey as the centerpiece and a bountiful complement of side dishes and desserts. We express our thanks and bask in each other’s company, but let’s be honest. What we’re really... read more

Pondering Allergy Treatment? Here’s What to Expect

Just because you didn’t have allergies as a child doesn’t mean that you’re immune. Allergies can develop at any time in life—from infancy to old age. You may have limped through past allergy seasons, seeking relief from a litany of pills and nasal sprays. Very often,... read more

Help for Pet Allergies

Many people are unable to own pets due to allergies. About 1 in 10 people are allergic to cats and dogs, though cats trigger allergies in twice as many people as dogs do. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the pet’s hair that is the source of the misery. The culprit... read more

Are Your Skin Problems Allergy-related?

Did you know that your body’s largest organ is your skin? For the average adult, it measures over 20 square feet. Like other organs of the body, the skin is prone to diseases and conditions, including allergies. The tell-tale sign of allergy is inflammation. For... read more

Avoid Food Allergies This Halloween

Halloween is a tough holiday for kids with food allergies. Between trick-or-treating and classroom parties, children are surrounded by goodies that could trigger an allergic reaction. The treats may contain nuts, dairy products, wheat, or other common allergens that... read more