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March 9, 2016

Feel your best during the worst of the pollen season

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

Do your allergies seem to get worse during the spring season, or flare up in late summer months? We sometimes see that even patients doing well under sublingual immunotherapy treatment can see symptom spikes during “hot” times of the year when pollens peak — when trees, grass and ragweed […]

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February 24, 2016

Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Sublingual Immunotherapy: Our Experience

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

More frequently we hear about patients suffering with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (e-o-sin-o-FILL-ik uh-sof-uh-JIE-tis, or EoE) and concerns about using the La Crosse Method™ Protocol for allergy drop treatment where this condition is noted.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis is a build-up of white blood cells (eosinophils) in the lining of the tube […]

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February 10, 2016

Superfoods: Bite into the Benefits

Author: Anne Hendrickson

You seldom read anything about nutrition in mainstream media recently without mention of superfoods. These nutrition-dense, powerhouse foods boast a number of benefits when introduced into your diet.

There is no medical definition for “superfoods,” but there is nutritional data to support their inclusion in a balanced diet. No one food […]

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December 30, 2015

Resolution Rebound: Five Simple Tips for Keeping it Real

Author: Emily Melby, RDN

New Year’s is quickly approaching: a time to evaluate the previous year’s successes and to look toward new adventures to come. For some, a New Year’s resolution is highly anticipated and motivating, but for others a New Year’s resolution can be a dreaded reminder of past disappointment. Following the […]

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November 18, 2015

SLIT for Peanut Allergy: What we’re learning from clinical experience

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

When my father, Dr. David Morris, began offering sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) more than four decades ago, his motivation was to offer patients who were not having success with allergy injection immunotherapy another disease-modifying option. Initially, the patients who gravitated to SLIT were mold-allergic patients who were not helped by […]

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