Sublingual Immunotherapy

Milk Allergy or Lactose Intolerance?

March 21, 2018

There are many individuals who have to avoid milk, but why do they have to? Is it because of an allergy or intolerance? Many people don’t realize that there are different causes to some of the similar symptoms, like stomach upset, that can occur after consuming milk. There is a difference between cow’s milk allergy…

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One doctor’s experience, and patient response, integrating allergy drops into her practice

February 21, 2018

We speak with so many clinics that use the La Crosse Method™ Protocol on a daily basis and hear stories of triumph in their allergic patients; Dr. Sezelle Gereau being one of the providers we hear from often. Dr. Gereau, an Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) doctor in New York, has been offering sublingual immunotherapy…

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When Cupid Brings Allergy to Valentine’s Day

February 7, 2018

Romantic comedies have set the bar high for Valentine’s Day, and they may have even shaped the holiday as we know it today. It seems like no one really knows the origin of the holiday — some think it’s celebrated due to a Roman festival, the death of a saint, or a celebration of spring…

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An Allergy to Fungus Could be Causing Your Chronic Sinusitis

January 24, 2018

As if typical cold symptoms aren’t bothersome enough, some people feel facial pressure, general pain and additional mucus due to sinusitis. Unfortunately, while many patients do have a sinus infection, the cause is often misjudged and therefore the treatment prescribed is not effective. Research has found that allergy is to blame in a large percentage…

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Suffering from Chronic Vaginitis: Could it be Allergy?

November 15, 2017

A recurring topic on this blog dives into how allergy doesn’t always look like allergy. It’s one of the marvels in the allergy world and is something that keeps allergists and patients alike on their toes. Dr. George Kroker, partner at Allergy Associates of La Crosse and an author of the La Crosse Method™ Protocol,…

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Immunotherapy is the Last Resort | Allergy Myth #2

November 1, 2017

With 50 million people in the U.S. having allergy, only a fraction receive treatment that actually modifies the disease – the others avoid, suffer, or take medication to temporarily relieve symptoms that don’t go away. A quick Google search will often advise that seeking immunotherapy treatment for allergy is only needed once you’ve reached the…

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Taking the Burn out of Cedar Fever: A new look at treatment options

September 20, 2017

If you have any ties to Texas, you are sure to hear anecdotes about the intimidating and vicious cedar fever. Grunts, moans, and complaints ensue for the entirety of the winter months. Cedar fever isn’t a sickness, a cold or flu that comes over Texas for the same time period, year after year. It’s an…

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Mold Allergies: When pollen is gone and symptoms drag on

August 9, 2017

Mold is a tricky, complex allergy, but successful treatment has been found for many patients through allergy drops using the La Crosse Method™ Protocol. Thanks, in part, to farmers. Dr. George Kroker, partner at Allergy Associates of La Crosse, told the story. “For a while at our clinic, early on, shots and drops were both…

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Ragweed 101: What it is and how to avoid its common (and uncommon) consequences

July 26, 2017

Do you ever notice that the sick days at your workplace seem to increase over late summer and early fall? Whether it feels like a nasty cold, sinus infection, or as some would say, the feeling of “getting hit by a truck,” it seems to always sweep through around that time. Chances are that the…

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Success of Sublingual Immunotherapy Drove One Patient to Advocacy

May 17, 2017

Alex Schuman grew up allergic to almost everything… including foods. From monthly E.R. visits, to impacts on his social life, allergies were a daily factor of his childhood. Alex’s mom spent endless hours researching solutions for her son’s allergy and no treatment seemed to bring relief. Then, they found Allergy Associates of La Crosse. The…

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