La Crosse Method Protocol
Sublingual Immunotherapy Simplified: Answers to 7 Common Questions
If you suffer from allergies, you likely feel the everyday impacts allergies can cause. We have good news — there is a safe, cost-effective, and convenient option available that might help you enjoy everyday activities and live your ideal lifestyle without worrying about allergies slowing you down. Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT), commonly known as allergy drops,…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
Which Allergy Skin Test is Best?
In today’s world, there are endless options for the same or similar services – even when it comes to healthcare. We understand that it can be difficult to decide which allergy skin test option is best for you, or to know who or what to trust when it comes to diagnosing your allergies. Dr. Mary…Read More
Using OTC Meds to Help Battle the Worst of Allergy Season
For patients using allergy immunotherapy — either allergy drops or allergy shots — it can take months to alleviate symptoms and three to five years, and sometimes longer, to build long-term tolerance. While the end result is worth it, getting over the initial hump can be tough as you begin the steps to building tolerance…Read More
I Have Food Allergies. Why Should I Treat My Environmental Allergies?
Many people with food allergies go looking for treatment with their eyes on the prize — reducing reactions to a certain food or foods. After testing for allergies and finding out you have a multitude of underlying food and environmental allergies, your provider might recommend treating a broad spectrum beginning with environmental allergies (as authors…Read More
New Research Supports Custom Allergy Drop Treatment
We’re always looking for new research about sublingual immunotherapy and related topics. In fact, twice a year we find the most up-to-date published articles and put those applicable into our bibliography. It now houses nearly 1,300 articles that have been reviewed by our Medical Advisor and author of the La Crosse Method™ Protocol, Dr. Mary…Read More
Top 9? Growing Prevalence of Sesame Food Allergy
Those in the food allergy community know the top eight food allergens like the back of their hand: Milk Eggs Fish Shellfish Tree nuts Peanuts Wheat Soy The talk about adding sesame to the top eight food allergens — making it the new “top nine”— has been a big topic in recent years. With new…Read More
Need a Resolution? Remember to Take Your Meds
Your medications won’t work if you don’t take them — that’s not new news. But, life gets busy and unfortunately, taking your medication isn’t always at top of mind. In 2020, there are so many different ways to remind yourself to stay adherent, there’s hardly an excuse to miss your dose. Allergy drops following the…Read More
Sublingual Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy Research Update
While awareness, acceptance, and use of sublingual immunotherapy — or allergy drops — has become mainstream in the past several decades in parts of Europe, in the U.S. it has been slower. When looking at disease modifying treatments, safety and effectiveness are at top of mind for patients and providers. Research is the most accepted…Read More
Back to the Basics: Treating Mold Allergy with Allergy Drops
For the past few months, news coverage has focused on flooding, first in the South, making its way to the Midwest. From an allergy perspective, we know this typically means mold, and lots of it. Are you starting to feel the sting of mold allergy? Symptoms of mold allergy can range widely, and can appear…Read More