Yearly Archives: 2017

November 15, 2017

Suffering from Chronic Vaginitis: Could it be Allergy?

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

A recurring topic on this blog dives into how allergy doesn’t always look like allergy. It’s one of the marvels in the allergy world and is something that keeps allergists and patients alike on their toes. Dr. George Kroker, partner at Allergy Associates of La Crosse and an […]

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November 1, 2017

Immunotherapy is the Last Resort | Allergy Myth #2

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

With 50-60 million people in the U.S. having allergy, only about five percent of them receive treatment that actually modifies the disease – the other 95% avoid, suffer, or take medication to temporarily relieve symptoms that don’t go away. A quick Google search will often advise that seeking immunotherapy treatment for […]

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October 4, 2017

Teal is the New Orange

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

Will I be too cold if I don’t wear a jacket? How fast do you think I can go door to door down this street? Who wants my Almond Joy bars?

Will this house have a treat I can actually eat? Does this candy bar have peanuts in it? Do we […]

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September 6, 2017

The Madness Behind the Mold Count

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

A green air sampling machine sits atop the Allergy Associates of La Crosse building, turning with the wind and vacuuming in air to trap pollen and mold samples on a greased slide. Tony Kavanaugh, medical laboratory technician at Allergy Associates, climbs up to the roof nearly every morning to retrieve the sample for […]

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July 26, 2017

Ragweed 101: What it is and how to avoid its common (and uncommon) consequences

By Taylor Pasell, Allergychoices

Do you ever notice that the sick days at your workplace seem to increase over late summer and early fall? Whether it feels like a nasty cold, sinus infection, or as some would say, the feeling of “getting hit by a truck,” it seems to always sweep through around that time. […]

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