Allergy - Blog | The Allergy Group
X
Archive by category: AllergyReturn
Is Oral Immunotherapy Safe For My Child?

Is Oral Immunotherapy Safe For My Child?

Food allergies affect around 15 million Americans. According to the CDC, the food allergy has increased by almost 50% from 1997 to 2011, which is almost triple for peanut & tree nut allergies. Each year more than 200,000 people require emergency care due to a reaction to food allergies.
Read More
Can Oral Immunotherapy Prevent Anaphylactic Shock?

Can Oral Immunotherapy Prevent Anaphylactic Shock?

Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) involves feeding an allergic person an increasing amount of the allergen (allergic food), under the guidance of an allergist, with the goal of raising the threshold level that triggers a reaction. For example, a person with a peanut allergy is given small amounts of peanut protein that would not trigger an allergic reaction.
Read More
Can an Allergic Reaction Cause Eczema?

Can an Allergic Reaction Cause Eczema?

Eczema is a non-contagious, chronic, skin condition characterized by redness, severe itching, & scaly rashes. Eczema is prevalent in people of all ages but more commonly in children. Eczema affects over 30 million people in the US. While there is no definite treatment for Eczema it can be prevented.
Read More
OIT Treatment For Tree Nut Allergies

OIT Treatment For Tree Nut Allergies

Increasing numbers of people have allergies to tree nuts and other foods. Every day, about 500 people in the United States visit an emergency room for a life-threatening reaction to some kind of food. For example, almost 1 in 6 people are allergic to peanuts. Since traces of peanuts are in many foods, it can be a problem to avoid them.
Read More
Allergy Symptoms Checklist!

Allergy Symptoms Checklist!

Runny nose, watery eyes and cough? Are these symptoms due to allergies or some other infection? This doubt may trouble you all the time. Therefore, we have listed the common allergy symptoms and the causes of these symptoms. So that next time you experience any symptom, you will be able to identify it and take the necessary action.
Read More
Anaphylaxis: It is an emergency!

Anaphylaxis: It is an emergency!

It is the most severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It may occur suddenly, worsen quickly and can be most deadly.
Read More
Debunking Indoor Allergy Myths

Debunking Indoor Allergy Myths

The Allergy Group debunks the three most common myths about preventing an allergy attack or reducing the number of allergens in your house.
Read More
Types of Allergies

Types of Allergies

There are many different types of allergies, and it is very important to identify the type of allergy you have and work with your doctor to create a plan to manage your allergy. Let us look at the different types of allergies:
Read More
FDA approves first-ever Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Small Children

FDA approves first-ever Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Small Children

The FDA has approved a new kind of epinephrine auto-injector it believes will work to save the lives of smaller children experiencing a severe allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis.
Read More
Boise Air Quality and Your Health

Boise Air Quality and Your Health

August in the Treasure Valley can be smoky!  Our valley makes a perfect little pocket for the smoke from these fires to settle in.  When this occurs, it is very important to monitor the daily Air Quality Index (AQI) reports to know if there could be impacts on your health if you are exposed to it too long. 
Read More
Page 1 of 7 FirstPrevious [1]2345 Last

Blog Search

Request An Appointment

  • *
  • *
  • *

Give Us A Call

 
(208) 377-4000