Yearly Archives: 2017
Author: Emily Martin, Allergychoices
For some people, welcoming a new pet into their home may mean never ending symptoms of allergic reactions; others may not have even considered living with a pet because of the unknown consequences of allergy to dogs, cats and more. While millions of pet owners struggle with the sensitivities of pet […]More »
Which is the right preseasonal allergy treatment choice?
Each spring, pollen allergic people brace for the upcoming blast that will have them sniffling, sneezing, itching and suffering. You can take symptom relievers to take away the bite – but the resulting relief will be temporary. That’s why, for patients who suffer from strong symptoms […]More »
By Anne Hendrickson, Allergychoices
My husband grew up highly allergic. Spending time on his grandparent’s farm, a visit to the chicken coop would send him into a tailspin. An accidental brush with a horsehair blanket resulted in head-to-toe hives, wheezing and a quick visit to the local ER. Years of shots, inhalers, Tedral and […]More »
By Michael B. Kachel, RPh, Allergychoices Pharmacy
With the recent controversy over skyrocketing EpiPen prices, more patients and providers are scrutinizing when—or whether—the life-saving epinephrine device is needed for use with sublingual immunotherapy using the La Crosse Method Protocol.
In the experience of the La Crosse Method Protocol authors, the safety of sublingual […]More »
Can you be allergic to the cold? Yes!
Author: Beth Davidson, Allergychoices
Cold urticaria (ur-tih-KAR-e-uh) is common in colder climates and is often called “cold hives.” It can develop soon after the skin is exposed to cold temperatures. These itchy, red hives or welts can have various symptoms, but often the hands and feet also […]More »