Allergy Relief and Symptom Information

Sublingual immunotherapy allergy treatment information.

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

Treatment for Egg Allergies

If you develop a rash or start to wheeze or experience gastrointestinal problems when you eat an egg, you are likely experiencing an allergic reaction to the proteins found in eggs. The proteins can be found in both the whites and the yolks of the egg, though they are... read more

Get Allergy Treatment from Your Primary Care Physician

Got allergies? Getting treatment can be complicated. First you can visit your primary care provider who may prescribe medications like antihistamines to curb your symptoms. If they are ineffective, or if your allergies are long-lasting enough that you find yourself... read more

Navigating School Lunch with Food-allergic Kids

When your kids are home, it’s far easier to supervise their food intake, helping them avoid trigger foods that could set off their allergies. Once you send them out the door to school, however, you relinquish significant control over what they eat. School lunch can be... read more

Hives vs. Angioedema

If you see welts forming on your skin, you may wonder what’s going on. Chances are, you have a case of hives or a related condition known as angioedema. Hives (also known as urticaria) are characterized by raised welts on the skin that are: Red or flesh-colored Highly... read more

Is Ragweed Season Getting Worse?

If you are prone to hay fever, chances are that you are allergic to ragweed. Roughly 75 percent of people with allergic rhinitis react to ragweed pollen. If ragweed is your Kryptonite, expect the next few months to be rocky. Ragweed typically pollinates in fall. If... read more

Food Allergy Bullying

Heading back to school can be a big deal for kids. They meet new friends, adjust to new teachers, and get back in the swing of doing homework and participating in extra-curricular activities. When kids have food allergies, there’s even more to get used to. Kids may... read more

Are Allergies the Source of your Stomach Problems?

Tummy trouble? You may have food allergies. A lot of people limp along with symptoms that resemble Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) when they could get relief from food allergy treatment. One of the most common symptoms of food allergy is gastrointestinal distress,... read more