Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

Lesser-known Allergy Symptoms

Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., and they affect more than 50 million Americans. When most people think of allergies, they conjure up the standard symptoms: sneezing, a scratchy throat, and red, itchy eyes. But there’s more to... read more

How to Earn More in your Medical Practice

If you’re finding it harder and harder to eke out a living in medicine, you’re not alone. It used to be that primary care providers could just come to work and practice medicine, but today’s physicians must be more innovative and efficient than ever. The trick is not... read more

Got Milk Allergies?

Milk is one of the “big eight” food allergens that wreak the most havoc on Americans’ health. Milk allergies are primarily the domain of children, but they can occasionally continue into adulthood. Roughly 2.5 percent of children are allergic to milk, and nearly all... read more

Primary Care Physicians Can Offer Allergy Testing

At least 1 in 5 people suffers from allergies. That means that if you are a primary care physician seeing 20 patients per day, you will likely see at least four patients each day with allergies. You may be used to referring patients out for testing. However, primary... read more

A Solution for Cat and Dog Allergies

Roughly 10 percent of Americans have cat or dog allergies (with cat allergies being about twice as prevalent as dog allergies). This becomes particularly troublesome for people who love pets but just can’t seem to live comfortably with them. Many people experience... read more

How Primary Care Physicians Can Drive Up Their Earnings

Primary care physicians and their practices are expected to do more with less. They need to bill using a broad range of insurance codes, manage referrals to specialists, field a wide variety of patient complaints, and treat patients of many ages—all while trying to... read more

Allergies are Hereditary—and Gender Matters

Conventional wisdom tells us that if one of your parents has allergies, you have a 50 percent chance of developing allergies yourself. If both of your parents have allergies, your risk ascends to 75 percent. But recent research has added a new spin on those... read more

Why do Allergies Cause Itchy Eyes?

Spring is often a welcome change from winter with its milder weather and blooming flowers, but it can also be miserable if you are prone to allergies. Allergies tend to peak in spring as pollens fill the air. When your body has an allergic reaction, it tries to fight... read more

For Physicians: Your Patients May Have Allergies If….

As spring sets in, primary care physicians can expect to see a litany of patients with allergy complaints. These may include the obvious symptoms such as sneezing, red and itchy eyes, a runny or stuffed-up nose, and hives. But allergies can extend well beyond the... read more