Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

Does Your Child Have Allergies?

Doctors used to say that kids couldn’t develop allergies until age 2. That, they believed, was when their immune systems became advanced enough to launch allergic reactions in response to triggers in the environment. We now know that this isn’t true and that even...

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Both conventional and naturopathic medicine offer solutions for people looking to improve or maintain their wellness and prevent future health problems. While most people are familiar with the general idea of naturopathic medicine, they may not know exactly what it...

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Wheat Allergy and Gluten Intolerance

All you have to do is go to the grocery store and see all the gluten-free options on the shelves to know that fewer people can tolerate wheat and gluten. While the science behind this phenomenon is still being studied, here are a few theories that may help explain it:...

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Q&A: Latex Allergy

A latex allergy may not sound like a big deal, but it can really complicate life—particularly if your allergy is severe. You could easily steer clear of the obvious triggers, including rubber gloves and rubber bands, but what about foods touched by workers wearing...

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Which Pollens Strike When?

At least one in five Americans has some kind of allergy. Common allergy triggers include food, dust, mold, pet dander, and, of course, the dreaded pollen. Pollens tend to take brief breaks during extreme temperatures (such as the peak of summer and dead of winter),...

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Help for Athletes with Allergy-related Asthma

SuperBowl LIII is coming up on February 3. With football fever in the air, we wanted to highlight an athlete who has overcome health challenges and continued to devote himself to the sport he loves. Christ Draft fits this profile. Many Americans know Draft for his...

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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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