Don’t let food allergies ruin Thanksgiving

Food glorious food! That’s my refrain at the Thanksgiving table, but if you have food allergies, it’s a whole different matter!

Thanksgiving food allergies

If you have allergies yourself, or have guests who suffer with food allergies, there’s help on the Web. Check out a few of these blog spots below. You’ll learn how to make mashed potatoes with soy milk, gluten-free gravy, and wheat-free/gluten-free rolls.

And if food allergies are cutting into your quality of life, contact AllergyEasy about sublingual immunotherapy (prescription oral allergy drops). AllergyEasy drops work to desensitize the immune system to nearly a 5 dozen food allergens and make eating an enjoyable experience again!

About The Author

Stuart H. Agren, M.D.

Stuart H. Agren, M.D. completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Utah and went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1974. He completed additional training at L.D.S. Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah and then established his private medical practice starting in 1975. Dr. Agren completed a mini-residency in Industrial Medicine at the Robert Johnson School of Medicine at Rutgers University and also completed training to become a certified Medical Review Officer.

Dr. Agren was the Medical Director at TRW and McDonnell Douglas in Mesa, Arizona and at Stauffer Chemical and Kennecott Copper in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University.

In his private medical practice, Dr. Agren specialized in family practice and allergy. In his work as a private practice allergist, he was one of the first doctors in the country to prescribe sublingual immunotherapy to his patients as an alternative to subcutaneous immunotherapy (allergy shots). He has also been a trailblazer in the field of food allergy treatment and research, developing a program to treat multiple food allergies simultaneously using sublingual immunotherapy. Dr. Agren has been featured on local CBS, NBC, and ABC news affiliates and won the peer-nominated “Top Doc” award from Phoenix Magazine.

After 20 years in private practice, Dr. Agren became the Founder and President of AllergyEasy, which helps primary care physicians around the country offer allergy testing and sublingual immunotherapy treatment to their patients. Over 200 physicians in over 32 states use the AllergyEasy program to help their patients overcome environmental and food allergies and asthma.