March 8, 2017

Pet Allergy? No need to say goodbye to furry family members

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 […]

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February 22, 2017

Beating Seasonal Allergies Before they Start

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 […]

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January 25, 2017

Epinephrine and education: Perspectives using the La Crosse Method

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 […]

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November 30, 2016

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance: What’s the difference?

Author: Ashley Johnson

The difference between food intolerance and food allergies can be confusing for many since both have common symptoms. The true difference is that food intolerance is sensitivity to a food that is usually accompanied by digestive issues that are not extreme, whereas food allergy is caused by an immune system reaction that […]

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November 16, 2016

Take a Proactive Approach to Holiday Allergy Triggers

Author: Ashley Johnson, Allergychoices

‘Tis the season of indoor allergies! Unfortunately, nearly 60 million Americans suffer from year-round allergies with indoor allergies spiking around the holidays. These allergic symptoms result from a wide array of triggers including decorations, food, and even added stress.

Trees, wreaths, and artificial holiday decorations can all increase allergy symptoms. […]

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