Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance: What’s the Difference?
The difference between a food intolerance and food allergies can be confusing. Find out what causes symptoms, what symptoms look like, diagnostic processes, and how allergy drop immunotherapy can treat the cause of food allergy. What is a food intolerance? A food intolerance can occur from a variety of causes including a missing enzyme needed to digest food,…Read More
Uncovering Allergy Testing Part 2: IgE and You
In our previous blog, we introduced the concept of blood testing (see Uncovering Allergy Testing Part 1: What Tests do I Need?). Before learning more about blood testing, I thought it was something that could easily be discussed in one paragraph, but, I was definitely wrong. It turns out blood testing is more complicated than…Read More
Uncovering Allergy Testing Part 1: What Tests Do I Need?
Allergists often say that history is the biggest determinant in diagnosing a patient’s allergies. However, specific allergy testing can also aid greatly in making the diagnosis. The La Crosse Method™ Protocol for allergy testing and treatment incorporates a variety of reproducible testing options that help the allergist get to the bottom of the allergy mystery…Read More