Environmental Allergies

‘Tis the Season…for Allergies?

December 22, 2021

When you hear “environmental allergies,” trees, grasses, and weeds might be the first allergens that come to mind. Just when you breathe a sigh of relief from waning outdoor allergens, prepare for sneaky indoor environmental allergens. Mold and dust mites trigger allergies throughout the year. But, as winter rolls around and you begin spending more…

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How Can You Find Allergy-Friendly Home Products?

November 10, 2021

You’ve probably heard of some allergy-friendly products, such as HVAC/furnace filters and bedding, but, it might come as a surprise that even some home materials, such as paint and flooring, can be friendlier for allergy and asthma sufferers. Within 46 different product categories, there are over 200 products in the U.S. that have passed the…

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3 Allergy Products Worth Investing In

September 1, 2021

Managing your allergies can be costly — especially when your daily antihistamine isn’t cutting out all of your symptoms. With so many products that claim to reduce allergy symptoms, it can be difficult to know which are worth the investment. In this blog, read about three of the top allergy products that we find to…

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Animals That Cause Allergy Symptoms (Beyond Pets!)

August 18, 2021

When most people think about animal allergies, they typically jump to dogs and cats – the usual household pets. But, because humans have allergic reactions to animal saliva, dander, and urine, allergic symptoms may come from a wide variety of critters. Allergy drop treatment following the La Crosse Method™ Protocol can be used to treat…

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3 Potential Causes For Your Fall Allergy Symptoms

August 4, 2021

Does the simple thought of fall allergies make you cringe? You’re not alone. Of environmental allergy sufferers, 75% are allergic to ragweed, which is one of the most notorious allergens in the fall. But, ragweed isn’t the only pesky allergy trigger to watch out for during the fall season — mold allergy and allergic asthma…

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3 Ways to Manage Oral Allergy Syndrome

July 7, 2021

Two questions that come up this time of year – year after year – are: What is Oral Allergy Syndrome? How do I manage Oral Allergy Syndrome? OAS is something that’s not well known outside of the allergy community. It can be irritating, and for people experiencing it for the first time, kind of alarming.…

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Keep the Fourth of July Allergy-Friendly

June 23, 2021

It’s all fun and games (and barbecues and boating) until your allergies kick in and put a pause on your Fourth of July celebrations. Whether you struggle with food or environmental allergies, there are steps you can take to help steer clear of reactions during the upcoming holiday weekend. Avoid environmental triggers In early July,…

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Not Just Sneezing — Signs of Seasonal Allergies You May Be Missing

June 9, 2021

When most people think of seasonal allergies, they think of itching, sniffling and sneezing. There are other symptoms that can appear seasonally which can be attributed to allergy, too. Since they’re less known allergy symptoms, you may not even notice that they arrive at the same time each year — think throat clearing, dark circles…

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Using OTC Meds to Help Battle the Worst of Allergy Season

May 26, 2021

For patients using allergy immunotherapy — either allergy drops or allergy shots — it can take months to alleviate symptoms and three to five years, and sometimes longer, to build long-term tolerance. While the end result is worth it, getting over the initial hump can be tough as you begin the steps to building tolerance…

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Three Illnesses You May Not Know Can Be Allergy-Related

May 12, 2021

There are some illnesses that can simply be a tough case to solve, often leaving people bouncing from specialist to specialist to determine the cause. In some cases, allergy might be the key to finding a treatment that really works. In this blog, learn how Irritable Bowel Syndrome, heartburn and headaches can be brought on…

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