Allergic Conditions

Why candida allergy doesn’t always look like allergy

May 3, 2017

Candida is normally a healthy yeast that grows in most individuals’ intestinal tracts. For some patients, their body creates an overgrowth of candida which can cause health issues such as: recurrent yeast infections white coated tongue excessive intestinal gas and bloating increased cravings for sugar But for other patients, symptoms may not be as clear…

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Allergic asthma: How sublingual immunotherapy treatment can impact asthma

April 19, 2017

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma and 56.3% of patients have asthma caused by allergy. How can you tell when asthma may be a problem, and how can treating your allergies with sublingual immunotherapy help? Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease, and the most common chronic…

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Can treating allergies alleviate migraine symptoms?

April 5, 2017

Migraines can make even your simplest daily tasks extremely difficult and painful, and more than three million Americans experience migraines each year. While over-the-counter medications can make your migraines more tolerable, treating your allergies may help to alleviate your migraine symptoms when an underlying allergy is a factor. Symptoms of migraines can vary from dull…

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Cold urticaria: What is it and how can it be treated?

January 11, 2017

Can you be allergic to the cold? Yes! 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 become itchy and swollen.…

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When allergy doesn’t look like allergy

November 2, 2016

Allergychoices recently hosted its annual provider education conference for those interested in adding or expanding their use of sublingual immunotherapy in their practices. The conference’s goal is to arm allergy providers with a sublingual immunotherapy treatment protocol that they can easily and safely put into practice so more patients can find treatment closer to home.…

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Sublingual Immunotherapy: Our Experience

February 24, 2016

More frequently we hear about patients suffering with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (e-o-sin-o-FILL-ik uh-sof-uh-JIE-tis, or EoE) and concerns about using the La Crosse Method™ Protocol for allergy drop treatment where this condition is noted. Eosinophilic Esophagitis is a build-up of white blood cells (eosinophils) in the lining of the tube that connects your mouth to your stomach.…

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