Asthma

Weather Patterns That Affect Summer Allergies

May 21, 2024

Pollen season is here, and you may notice that some days are worse than others for your symptoms. There are many factors that can lead to your fluctuating symptoms, and weather patterns may be an important one. Wind, rain, and extreme heat can send your symptoms swirling – this blog explains why. Wind You feel…

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What is sublingual immunotherapy?

June 29, 2023

Sublingual immunotherapy, also known as allergy drops, is a form of disease-modifying allergy treatment similar to allergy shots. Instead of a shot, sublingual immunotherapy works as a liquid drop that is placed under the tongue. Sublingual: applied under the tongue Immunotherapy: therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the…

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Ways to Avoid Summer Allergy Irritants

June 7, 2023

Nothing can put a damper on summer fun quite like allergies — as soon as symptoms hit, you’re at a standstill until you get them under control. Summer comes with more than the typical seasonal sniffles because other irritants — like insect bites, chlorine, sunscreen, and smoke from campfires and grills — are everywhere. In…

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Do Allergy Drops Work?

May 16, 2023

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…

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Are Allergies Impacting Your Mental Health?

May 10, 2023

Some people find that their environmental allergies, asthma, eczema, food allergies, and other related allergic conditions are a persistent stressor in their lives — and this impacts their mental health. For Mental Health Awareness Month, we thought we’d spotlight the connection between mental health and allergic disease. There are direct and indirect links between allergies…

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Why Asthma Can Be Worse in the Spring

April 26, 2023

Those who suffer with seasonal allergies know that once the snow melts and plants start blooming, allergy symptoms return with a vengeance. Why do asthma symptoms also pop up at this time? Because asthma and allergy can be related — it’s called allergic asthma. This blog breaks down the allergens present in the spring, the…

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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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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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How Early Eczema Treatment May Help Slow the Allergic March

March 30, 2022

You may have noticed your child’s eczema, or atopic dermatitis, symptoms before — their skin is dry, itchy, red, and swollen. Scratching only seems to make symptoms worse and your kiddo more miserable. You’ve tried topical creams, ointments, and lotions, but for some reason the symptoms keep coming and going, leaving you stumped. It probably…

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What to Know About Personalized Sublingual Immunotherapy

February 16, 2022

Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. A majority of people avoid their allergens, manage their symptoms with temporary relief from over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medications, or just continue to suffer. Did you know there’s a personalized treatment to modify allergies and allergy-related chronic conditions beyond temporary relief? In this blog,…

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