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Excuses for NOT Starting Allergy Treatment (and reasons to start)

February 14, 2024

Besides all the reasons we share for why people start allergy drop treatment following the La Crosse Method™ Protocol — we hear a few common reasons of why people DON’T start treatment over and over. Here are the three of the most common, and why you should think twice about delaying treatment. 1. “My symptoms…

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How Can I Reduce My Allergies Naturally?

January 30, 2024

In 2024, people are questioning all the products, supplements, and medications they use daily, and for good reason. There are apps to scan skin care products for ingredients, labels claiming “sulfate free,” and ever-changing food ingredient labels. It’s smart to examine the medications you take every day, or every season, and see if there are…

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Winter with Eczema: How to Cope

January 17, 2024

During winter, eczema is one of those conditions — like the cold and flu — that you just keep hearing about. Learn more about the cause of eczema, why it can be worse in the winter, and how you can treat it. What Is Eczema? Eczema is a group of conditions that cause irritated skin,…

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3 Ways to Prioritize Your Allergy Health This New Year

January 3, 2024

It’s a new year, and a time to think about what you really want for the twelve months ahead. Getting healthier is usually top of mind, so why not consider how you can prioritize your health — specifically, reducing or eliminating your allergy symptoms — this year? By getting to the cause of your allergies,…

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Am I Too Old for Allergy Treatment?

December 19, 2023

You’re never too old to try new things — and that includes allergy treatment. It’s a common misconception that only children and young adults can benefit from treatment, when there is truly no “bad” or “wrong” time to retrain your body to not react to problematic allergens. Read on to learn about adult-onset allergies and…

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What’s the difference between OIT and SLIT?

December 18, 2023

Oral Immunotherapy, or OIT, and Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT), are often talked about as treatments for food allergy. Each treatment has benefits, but they are different approaches. Let’s talk about how they differ, and how that can impact which approach to choose. The only way to treat the cause of allergies is through immunotherapy, where tiny…

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Planning for Food Allergies at Corporate Functions

December 6, 2023

If you’re the person in your organization planning a party, meeting, conference, or luncheon, there’s a lot of pressure and external factors that can make your job tough. From choosing a venue to selecting entertainment, speakers, or food, it’s a lot to take on. Planning for meals can be difficult with a variety of food…

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Allergy-Conscious Gifts for Hosts

November 22, 2023

This time of year, people are going house-to-house for gatherings of friends, family, and coworkers, and it’s always thoughtful to bring the host a small gift. There are so many options out there, but some may not be ideal for those with allergies or asthma. Here are a few things to avoid and alternative ideas…

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Can allergy drops make you sleepy?

November 7, 2023

Allergy drop immunotherapy does not make you sleepy. Some allergy symptom-relievers, like Benadryl, list drowsiness as a side effect, so you need to be thoughtful about when you take them. But, disease-modifying treatment like allergy drops, or sublingual immunotherapy, does not – because the ingredients are simple. The only ingredients in allergy drops following the…

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