What Are Allergy Drops? Allergy drops, also referred to as sublingual immunotherapy, are drops with small doses of an allergen placed under the tongue to build your tolerance to it. Sublingual immunotherapy may come in liquid or tablet form. They are an alternative to allergy shots which involve injecting small doses of an allergen under your skin… Continue Reading What You Need To Know About Allergy Drops
We now offer a biologics treatment for people with eosinophilic asthma or severe persistent allergic asthma. Consult with our specialists to get started. Continue Reading What Are Biologic Treatments For Asthma?
It is imperative to wear masks to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19, but masks made with elastic or rubber may cause an allergic reaction called contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis can affect up to 6% of the U.S. population. Symptoms include sore, red, itchy, or swollen skin after contact with an irritant or allergen. With… Continue Reading Elastic-free Face Masks May Help With Allergies
The holidays are supposed to be a celebratory time with family. However, this year will look different for many families. While food allergies are usually the main concern around the holidays, Thanksgiving is also impacted by the pandemic this year. Larger families must take extra precautions to stay safe from COVID-19 and allergies this year.… Continue Reading Staying Safe From COVID & Allergies This Thanksgiving
Did you know that many people experience skin reactions in cold weather? This condition, known as cold urticaria, appears within minutes of cold exposure. Symptoms may be mild or severe depending on the person. This also applies to people with eczema, a skin condition that causes red, inflamed skin. When the skin is exposed to… Continue Reading Tips For Managing Eczema Flares in Winter
Allergens are all around us. They are outdoors and even inside your home. You may think you are great at avoiding allergens outdoors, but you likely have some habits that trigger allergy symptoms at home. These symptoms may include sneezing, itching, coughing, and others. It’s important to drop certain habits to better manage allergy symptoms.… Continue Reading Drop These Habits To Manage Allergy Symptoms
As temperatures begin to drop in New York, expect pet allergies to rise. More pets are being kept indoors to avoid harsh weather conditions. So, you may experience coughing and sneezing while indoors. Pet allergies also cause itchy eyes and asthma symptoms leaving you miserable even inside your own home. Cats and dogs are the… Continue Reading Pet Allergies Rise As Temperatures Drop
What Are Antihistamines? Antihistamines are medicines used to relieve allergy symptoms, such as hay fever, hives, conjunctivitis, and reactions to insect bites or stings. Antihistamines target histamine, which your body makes during an allergic reaction. They come in the form of pills, nasal sprays, body sprays, and eye drops used daily. Antihistamine pills target itching,… Continue Reading Antihistamines or Decongestants: Which Allergy Relief Do You Need?
Hives and psoriasis are skin conditions that are often confused with one another. Both result in itchy patches of red skin and can spread to multiple locations on the body or can be confined to one area of inflammation. However, they have different causes and unique symptoms that can help you tell them apart. Determining… Continue Reading Hives or Psoriasis? How to Tell the Difference
About 1.2 million children and teens in the U.S. have a peanut allergy. Until now, there hasn’t been an effective treatment to help manage this allergy other than avoidance. Earlier this year, the FDA approved an oral immunotherapy treatment to help reduce the severity of allergic reactions to peanuts, including anaphylaxis. This treatment, called PALFORZIA,… Continue Reading What You Need to Know About the FDA Peanut Allergy Treatment