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September 21, 2016

Why are allergies increasing?

Author: Ashley Johnson, Allergychoices

Allergies are on the rise! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from 1997 to 2011, food and skin allergies increased in children under the age of 18. In addition, inhalant and environmental allergen complaints grow among the general population. There are many theories as to why allergic disease […]

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September 7, 2016

Straw bale gardening: Workplace wellness case study

Author: Ashley Johnson, Allergychoices

Allergychoices has incorporated several heath initiatives in an effort to empower our employees to take control of their health. There has been a growing interest regarding employers offering creative ways to encourage a healthy lifestyle, as well as a way for people, especially those struggling with food allergies and other dietary […]

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August 24, 2016

Allergy Drops for Mold: Treatment

By Beth Davidson, Allergychoices

Wet and humid weather provides the perfect conditions for mold growth, both indoors and out. With extreme moisture from floods throughout many parts of the country, the presence of mold is high with many allergy sufferers experiencing strong symptoms.

While mold allergy treatment begins by reducing mold sources and exposure, sublingual […]

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July 27, 2016

The Cost of Allergy – A business case for treating the cause with SLIT

Author: Ashley Johnson, Allergychoices

Allergic disease affects nearly 60 million Americans (20% of the population) and this number continues to grow. With the startling numbers of Americans affected by allergic disease, it should not be a shock that allergies are the leading medical related cause of productivity loss for businesses. According to the Harvard Business […]

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July 13, 2016

Oral Allergy Syndrome: When food reactions come and go

Author: Emily Melby, RDN

After a long, cold winter, you are ready to go outside and enjoy the fresh, warm air. Then it hits you, seasonal allergy symptoms! Your nose is stuffy, your eyes itch, and you cannot stop sneezing. The trees outside of your house are making you miserable. So you come […]

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June 15, 2016

Hindsight on childhood allergies

By Beth Davidson, Allergychoices

There are so many memories from my childhood about ear infections, sinus infections, migraines, hives, stomach aches, and the list goes on. I had friends and cousins with severe allergies who had “traditional” allergy symptoms – itchy eyes, stuffy nose, rashes, etc. But me? No way could my health problems have […]

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