Allergic Conditions

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Ways to Avoid Summer Allergy Irritants

June 7, 2023

Nothing can put a damper on summer fun quite like allergies — as soon as symptoms hit, you’re at a standstill until you get them under control. Summer comes with more than the typical seasonal sniffles because other irritants — like insect bites, chlorine, sunscreen, and smoke from campfires and grills — are everywhere. In…

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How Long Does It Take for Allergy Drops to Work?

How Long Does It Take for Allergy Drops to Work?

May 19, 2023

Have you ever wondered how long it takes for allergy drops to work? The short answer is that many patients report feeling better within a few months of treatment, but this timeline can depend on the patient, the severity of the allergies, and how consistent patients are with taking their allergy drops. The long version…

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Do Allergy Drops Work?

May 16, 2023

Allergy drops work as a disease-modifying treatment for allergies. With allergy drops following the La Crosse Method™ Protocol, you get a personalized treatment based on the specific substances allergy test show you’re allergic to. Over a typical three to five years of treatment, the body is trained to tolerate problem allergies, so it no longer…

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Are Allergies Impacting Your Mental Health?

May 10, 2023

Some people find that their environmental allergies, asthma, eczema, food allergies, and other related allergic conditions are a persistent stressor in their lives — and this impacts their mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Month, we thought we’d spotlight the connection between mental health and allergic disease. There are direct and indirect links between allergies…

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Why Asthma Can Be Worse in the Spring

April 26, 2023

Those who suffer with seasonal allergies know that once the snow melts and plants start blooming, allergy symptoms return with a vengeance. Why do asthma symptoms also pop up at this time? Because asthma and allergy can be related — it’s called allergic asthma. This blog breaks down the allergens present in the spring, the…

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Why Allergy Symptom-Relievers Could be Harmful in the Long Run

April 12, 2023

When exposed to a harmful allergen, the body releases histamine — and that triggers allergy symptoms like itchy eyes and nose, runny nose, congestion, and more. When you take an antihistamine, it works to reduce the effect of histamine and therefore, the symptoms. That’s why antihistamines are usually the first line of defense when battling…

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Avoid Allergic Reactions & Keep Skin Care Luxurious

March 29, 2023

Skin care has been a trending topic since people were stuck at home in 2020 — having more time to explore self-care than usual. Now, having a skin care routine is commonplace, and social media is filled with tips, tricks, and products that may help stop aging or reduce sun damage. What happens when you…

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Allergy Considerations for Wedding Planning

March 1, 2023

Your wedding is supposed to be the best day of your life — and there are several things to keep in mind to limit allergy making an objection on your big day. Whether you (or your most important guests!) have food or environmental allergies, there are a few things to avoid or alter to keep…

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New Pet Making You Sneeze? Tips to Manage Pet Allergies

February 15, 2023

Getting a new pet is exciting for all involved, but after having a new dog or cat in your home for a few weeks, you may find a member, or members, of your family start to feel sick. Itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, running nose and more can all be related to an allergy to your…

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3 signs you should be tested for allergy & 3 benefits of testing

February 1, 2023

To many, being tested for allergies seems like a bigger hassle than it’s worth — it can be time consuming and uncomfortable — but that’s changing. This is your sign that it may be time to rethink this notion. Below are three signs you may be a good candidate for allergy testing, and three benefits…

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