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 that […]

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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 will […]

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January 13, 2016

Is it a Cold or is it an Allergy?

Author: Anne Hendrickson

Every year around this time, a friend of mine struggles with his “annual cold.” It comes – almost like clockwork – at the same time, every year. Same symptoms—perpetual congestion, daily drip, cough, and endless sneezing fits. And it lasts far, far longer than it should. Then, again like clockwork, once the […]

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November 18, 2015

SLIT for Peanut Allergy: What we’re learning from clinical experience

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

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 […]

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