Posts Tagged ‘allergy’

Pollen Count Alert: September 26

Pollen Count ALERT: There is a HIGH concentration of RAGWEED. There is a moderate concentration of grass and low concentration of mold and weeds. Visit the website to get the full report. Contact our office to find relief today! 972-539-0086

Latex Allergy Awareness Week is October 7-13

October 7-13 is Latex Allergy Awareness Week. Allergy & Asthma Network announced they will raise awareness about the condition, which affects 1 to 6 percent of the population, and distributes educational resources in print and online. During Latex Allergy Awareness Week, the Network raises awareness about the condition, which affects 1 to 6 percent of […]

Peanut Allergy on the Rise in U.S. Children

Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, and ACAAI member, presented information from recent research which shows that peanut allergies in children have increased by 21 percent since 2010, with nearly 2.5 percent of US children potentially now suffering from the condition. In addition to peanut allergy, rates of tree nut, shellfish, fin fish, and sesame allergies are also on the […]

Summer Allergies and Your Appearance

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 […]

Oral Immunotherapy

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: […]