May 4, 2016

Can Allergy Drops Stop the Allergic March?

By Theresa Lorenz, Allergychoices

Understanding allergies is a complicated process – they affect each person differently, at various times of the year, or throughout his or her lifetime. Along with allergies, there are life-long conditions that may tag along, progress, and develop over time. This progression is known as the allergic march.

The allergic march […]

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April 20, 2016

The Importance of Treating Atopic Dermatitis Early

By Theresa Lorenz, Allergychoices

You may have noticed your child’s symptoms before – their skin is dry, itchy, red, and swollen. Scratching only seems to make it worse and them more miserable as a result. You’ve tried topical creams, ointments, and lotions but for some reason the symptoms keep coming and going, leaving you stumped. […]

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April 6, 2016

The man behind the pollen counts

Ready or not, here he comes

Author: Anne Hendrickson

As the daily pollen counts begin to take center stage for another allergy season, we thank those whose task it is to do the painstaking work of collecting, counting, and reporting what’s in the air so allergy sufferers can plan accordingly.

Tony Kavanaugh, Reference Laboratory […]

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March 9, 2016

Feel your best during the worst of the pollen season

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

Do your allergies seem to get worse during the spring season, or flare up in late summer months? We sometimes see that even patients doing well under sublingual immunotherapy treatment can see symptom spikes during “hot” times of the year when pollens peak — when trees, grass and ragweed […]

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February 24, 2016

Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Sublingual Immunotherapy: Our Experience

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

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 […]

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February 10, 2016

Superfoods: Bite into the Benefits

Author: Anne Hendrickson

You seldom read anything about nutrition in mainstream media recently without mention of superfoods. These nutrition-dense, powerhouse foods boast a number of benefits when introduced into your diet.

There is no medical definition for “superfoods,” but there is nutritional data to support their inclusion in a balanced diet. No one food […]

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