Welcome to Allergychoices' bi-monthly blog. Our blog posts fall into several categories: Allergic Conditions, Allergy Control Program, Allergy-Friendly Holidays, Environmental Allergies, Food Allergy, La Crosse Method Protocol, Nutrition/Wellness, Pediatric Allergy, Sublingual Immunotherapy. Or you can see the most recent posts below...
When my father, Dr. David Morris, began offering sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) more than four decades ago, his motivation was to offer patients who were not having success with allergy injection immunotherapy another disease-modifying option. Initially, the patients who gravitated to SLIT were mold-allergic patients who were not helped by or unable to tolerate injection immunotherapy.…Read More
The old saying rings true: Medication only works if you take it. It is hard for your medication to work if it stays in the bottle. Taking medication effectively involves collaboration between the physician, the pharmacist and the patient; one that can work beautifully as it is the start of better health, a healthier and…Read More
Three is the key…this number holds a lot of importance in what believe makes the La Crosse Method™ Protocol safe and effective long term. First, three times a day. Every day. That’s been our daily mantra for dosing with allergy drops for decades. Many patients and providers ask why three times a day versus just…Read More
Using the La Crosse Method™ Protocol at Allergychoices, we believe that a critical point of under the tongue delivery of the antigens for sublingual immunotherapy is the vehicle in which the antigens are suspended. Our nearly 45 year history with custom sublingual immunotherapy allergy drops, along with 195,000 patients and billions of treatment doses, has…Read More
Drops under the tongue? How is that is going to help my allergies? I used to hear this daily from my patients and now there seems to be a seismic shift in what patients know about sublingual immunotherapy, or allergy drops, and their success in allergy treatment. Sublingual immunotherapy involves more than the gradual increasing…Read More
In recent years, sublingual immunotherapy has continued to gain acceptance and understanding, leading to its international recognition as a viable alternative to subcutaneous injection for allergy in both adults and children.1 With the recent FDA approval of single antigen sublingual immunotherapy tablets, even more physicians are considering, referring or offering sublingual immunotherapy for their patients.…Read More
That’s been the mantra at Allergychoices since day one, when our founder Dr. David Morris decided to make a critical step. For 30 years, his La Crosse, Wisconsin, allergy practice was a destination for the typical allergy sufferers as well as “last resort” allergic patients who had tried most every treatment under the sun without…Read More