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Individuals with diagnosed food allergies and family members of children with diagnosed food allergies can join the Food Allergy & Research Education (FARE) Patient Registry to help advance life-changing initiatives in education, advocacy, and research. Click here to learn more and join today. “Food allergies are a life-threatening medical condition for which we have no FDA-approved […]
What seems like just a cold this summer may be much more. Persistent symptoms can leave their mark on your appearance. “Summer allergies can cause severe symptoms for some sufferers, and can be just as bad as the spring and fall seasons,” said allergist Michael Foggs, MD, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and […]
The allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis occurs in 0.5% to 5% of the U.S. population as a result of insect stings. At least 40 deaths per year result from insect sting anaphylaxis. The majority of the insect stings in the United States come from wasps, yellow jackets, hornets and bees. The red or black imported […]
“Grass pollen will start to pollinate in April and May, and that is what is coming out right now,” said Dr. Marie Fitzgerald with Family Allergy and Asthma Care. She said that DFW is right on the border between the geographical locations of West Texas and East Texas. Watch the video below: Click here to […]
How To Avoid Stinging Insects Stinging insects do not seek sustenance from humans, as do the biting insects, such as mosquitoes, flies and fleas. The sting of these insects is only used against people for self-defense or defense of the nest. Honeybees These bees travel in a straight line from flower to hive, and stings […]
Rain washes pollen away, but pollen counts can soar after rainfall. “Rain often washes pollen out of the environment, but first, it bursts pollen particles, spreading allergens farther.” Warner Carr, MD, an allergist and fellow of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. “During a rainstorm, the pollen in your environment gets saturated and […]
Pets May Cause Havoc for Allergic and Asthmatic Patients Keeping domestic animals as household pets is a universal activity. Pets provide companionship, security and a sense of comfort. Children often learn responsibility and lessons about life and death from pets. However, people with allergies should be cautious in deciding what type of animal can safely […]
Oral Immunotherapy or Oral Induction of Tolerance (OIT) is a form of desensitization which involves gradually consuming increasing amounts of the food allergen over weeks and months resulting in desensitizing allergic individuals to these foods. Studies have shown that the OIT process can be done safely and effectively. The number one goal of OIT is safety: […]
Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 14-20 and you are invited to join us at Market Street in Flower Mound, Texas on May 17 for a special event. Our registered dietitian and team will offer food demonstrations along with sample allergy-friendly meals and snacks. There will be Q & A sessions and more! Don’t miss it. […]
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