Is it Reflux? Or Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Until recently, a disease known as eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) was passed off as every-day reflux. But the condition is far more. It causes a host of symptoms including: Gut pain Pain in the center of the chest Heartburn Vomiting Difficulty swallowing food Food...

Does Your Mouth Itch or Swell After Eating Fruits and Veggies?

It’s a familiar story. You have been able to eat apples or cucumbers or some other fruit or vegetable all your life. But recently, when you take a bite of these familiar fresh foods, you feel an itching or tingling sensation in your mouth and throat. Perhaps you have...

For Primary Care Physicians: Add Allergy Treatment to Your Services

If you are a primary care physician, you probably see many allergic patients walk in the door of your practice. Allergies affect 1 in 5 Americans. And while allergies manifest in many predictable ways—a runny or congested nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes—they can also...

A Long-term Solution for Allergy-Related Skin Problems

Most everybody knows that allergies can trigger itchy eyes, cause you to sneeze, and make your nose run like a faucet. But allergies can also affect your skin. Here are some of the most common skin-related manifestations of allergy: Hives. Hives are raised bumps on...

Are You Ready for Ragweed Season?

Three out of every four people who suffer from seasonal allergies are allergic to ragweed. If you’re among the throngs of ragweed sufferers, brace yourself for the next few months. Ragweed pollens are typically unleashed from the middle of September through the end of...