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Top Ways to Prevent Spring Allergies May 8th, 2022

1) Monitor pollen counts. A great way to fight spring allergies is by checking pollen counts ahead of time in order to avoid allergens. Websites such as Pollen.com or The Weather Channel will tell you the pollen level in your ZIP code area. 2) Take your allergy meds early. No matter the...

Sunrise to New Life with Peanut Allergy Feb 2nd, 2022

"Carolyn had just turned one when she was diagnosed with her peanut allergy.  We vividly remember getting the diagnosis and being terrified. Our lives changed that day, and food has never been looked at the same again. Working with our allergist, Dr. Jyothi Gadde, we learned what foods Carolyn could...

10 Ways to Reduce Winter Allergy Symptoms Dec 6th, 2021

To Reduce Mold: 1. Immediately wipe down wet surfaces, especially in bathrooms and kitchens, are the perfect place for mold to grow. Make sure to frequently clean damp surfaces with a dry cloth and watered-down bleach. 2. Keep the house clear of dust by wiping down surfaces throughout the home...

OIT (Oral Immunotherapy) in a "Nutshell" Nov 2nd, 2021

What is Oral Immunotherapy?  Oral Immunotherapy is a medical treatment, carried out by a board of certified allergists, to help people with their food-related allergies. A patient, who experiences this therapy, could find results in a decrease or ELIMINATION of their allergy to food. The Treatment Process The patient's first...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

GRASS SEASON IS HERE May 21st, 2019

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Allergic to Cigarette Smoke? A Reader Write In. Jul 13th, 2016

"I am allergic to cigarette smoke and pollution, why aren't there allergy shots for these yet?"While it is possible, and quite common actually to display signs of allergic rhinitis/asthma. While they are airborne villains to avoid, they are not classified as allergens. They are technically called irritants, due to the...

Food Allergy Management in Schools Jul 11th, 2016

Allergic reactions can be life threatening and have far-reaching effects on children and their families, as well as on the schools or early care and education (ECE) programs they attend. Staff who work in schools and ECE programs should have protocol for preventing an allergic reaction and responding to a...

Why We Can't Rely on Blood Testing to Diagnose Allergies... & How it Delays Future Prevention/Interv Jul 6th, 2016

Have you ever  been referred to a specialist, when you were hoping to simply get your diagnosis from your family practitioner, a one stop shop type deal? While the idea of a quick diagnosis seems pleasant, in some cases it could be life threatening. A pediatric patient arrived at her pediatrician...

Global Warming Increasing Health Risks Jul 6th, 2016

Global warming can easily be evidenced by the steady increase in temperature averages and lasting longer over time.  Allergy and Asthma sufferers are noticing an increase in duration of symptoms. Click here for full article and a list of references: 

Unexpected Allergens in Non-Food Items Jul 6th, 2016

Foods that cause allergic reactions are called allergens. Even a tiny amount of an allergen can cause a reaction. Allergic reactions usually occur after your child eats a food that she or he is allergic to.  But kids can get exposed in less obvious ways. For example, handling their allergens...