Allergic Conditions

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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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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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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Why You Suffer with Fall Allergies and How to Fix It

August 8, 2023

50 million Americans suffer through allergies, but most don’t realize why allergies impact them and how to treat the cause. With fall allergies in full swing, it might be a good time to consider how you can feel better before the next allergy season hits. How Allergies Work When you breathe in airborne particles, the…

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Is Sublingual Immunotherapy Effective?

August 4, 2023

Yes! Patient studies show that allergy drops, or sublingual immunotherapy following The La Crosse Method™ Protocol, are effective in reducing — or eliminating — allergy symptoms. Sublingual immunotherapy can also be effective in treating allergy-related conditions like asthma, eczema, headaches, and other illnesses that are negatively impacted by allergy. The goal for treating environmental allergies…

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What is sublingual immunotherapy?

June 29, 2023

Sublingual immunotherapy, also known as allergy drops, is a form of disease-modifying allergy treatment similar to allergy shots. Instead of a shot, sublingual immunotherapy works as a liquid drop that is placed under the tongue. Sublingual: applied under the tongue Immunotherapy: therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the…

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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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