Food Allergy

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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Why People Stop Taking Allergy Drops & Why They Should Continue

March 15, 2023

When patients start allergy drop immunotherapy following The La Crosse Method™ Protocol, they’re aware of the length of treatment. Changing how your body responds when exposed to allergens takes time — often three to five years. So why do some patients stop mid-treatment? Here are some of the common reasons they stop, and why instead,…

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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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It Finally Happened: Seeing Sesame on Food Labels

January 4, 2023

It finally happened! Thanks to The Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research (FASTER) Act that was passed in April of 2021, sesame is required to be listed as a major food allergen on food and beverage package labels. This change went into effect on January 1, 2023. This blog breaks down the importance of…

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Have a soft spot for allergy sufferers? Help them through charitable giving this season

December 7, 2022

‘Tis the season of giving – not only gifts for family and friends, but many get in the spirit of giving to their community during the holidays, too. Giving to a cause you’re passionate about is even more rewarding, knowing that you’re helping someone who you may relate to or have a special connection to.…

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Essential School Supplies for Children With Allergies And Asthma

August 3, 2022

For many parents, sending their allergic or asthmatic children back to school can be a nightmare. It can trigger worry of your child’s safety as they are exposed to an environment with many different substances that could potentially harm them. That’s why we put together a list of essential school supplies your allergic child should…

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Going Back to School with Food Allergies

July 20, 2022

Sending your child with food allergies anywhere without you can cause worry. Will they eat something that contains their allergen? What if they’re accidentally exposed? When you go into new situations, like back to school, with a plan — it can help relieve some of that anxiety. For your child’s safety, there are a few…

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4 Major Reasons to Consider Immunotherapy

July 6, 2022

At what point do you move from temporarily managing your allergy symptoms with over-the-counter solutions, to treating the cause — often for good — with immunotherapy? And what are the benefits? We’ll dive into the four major reasons people consider sublingual immunotherapy (also known as allergy drops), and why it’s beneficial for those with chronic…

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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance: What’s the Difference?

May 25, 2022

The difference between a food intolerance and food allergies can be confusing. Find out what causes symptoms, what symptoms look like, diagnostic processes, and how allergy drop immunotherapy can treat the cause of food allergy. What is a food intolerance? A food intolerance can occur from a variety of causes including a missing enzyme needed to digest food,…

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5 Steps for Safely Traveling with Food Allergies

January 5, 2022

Traveling can bring excitement, anxiety, and stress, whether you’re driving a short distance for the day or flying across the country for an extended business trip or vacation. Add food allergies to the mix and traveling can be overwhelming. Researching dining and flight options, communicating your allergies with others, remembering to pack important allergy-friendly items,…

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