How Often Can You Use Allergy Drops?
Allergy drops are not like other at-home allergy products like antihistamines, eye drops, and inhalers that give you a quick fix and then the benefits wear off. Allergy drop immunotherapy is a prescription therapy — a personalized, disease-modifying treatment. It’s tailored to each patient to train the body to stop reacting to problematic allergens —…Read More
How Long Does It Take for Allergy Drops to Work?
Have you ever wondered how long it takes for allergy drops to work? The short answer is that many patients report feeling better within a few months of treatment, but this timeline can depend on the patient, the severity of the allergies, and how consistent patients are with taking their allergy drops. The long version…Read More
Do Allergy Drops Work?
Allergy drops work as a disease-modifying treatment for allergies. With allergy drops following the La Crosse Method™ Protocol, you get a personalized treatment based on the specific substances allergy test show you’re allergic to. Over a typical three to five years of treatment, the body is trained to tolerate problem allergies, so it no longer…Read More
Could Your Heartburn & Reflux Symptoms be Allergy?
As if sneezing and itching wasn’t enough, some people experience heartburn symptoms due to their environmental and/or food allergies. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) might be to blame. It can be allergy-related, but mainly causes reactions that impact your digestive system. The first official EoE diagnosis was in the 1990s, but there’s been an increase in diagnoses and ongoing research…Read More
How Can You Find Allergy-Friendly Home Products?
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…Read More
What Happens During an Allergic Reaction?
Are you one of the over 50 million Americans who experiences allergies each year? Signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction can range from a bothersome stuffy/runny nose, sneezing, and itchy/watery eyes to a rash, difficulty swallowing and anaphylaxis. What actually happens during an allergic reaction? Is there a way to treat the cause? We’ll…Read More
Why it’s Important to Keep Taking Your Allergy Drops
Deciding to bite the bullet and treat the cause of your allergies instead of treating symptoms temporarily can seem like a big commitment. And while patients know the commitment when they begin allergy immunotherapy, many may experience reduced symptoms early on in treatment and are tempted to stop treatment before directed. Stopping immunotherapy (or any…Read More
Keep the Fourth of July Allergy-Friendly
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,…Read More
3 Ways to Prep for Spring Allergies
Most people look forward to spring, the warmer temperatures, and the increased sunshine it brings. What’s not to love? Millions of Americans may respond with “the allergies that come along with it.” The big offenders in the early spring are trees and mold, but grasses can start causing symptoms shortly after. To avoid the wrath…Read More
How One Doctor Changed the Narrative of What Allergy Treatment Could Be
You can’t talk about the emergence of sublingual immunotherapy in the U.S. without mentioning Dr. David Morris (1929-2017), a true innovator in allergy. When traditional allergy treatment didn’t work for his patients, he didn’t tell them to give up and live with their symptoms — he changed the narrative on what allergy treatment could and…Read More