Allergy Treatment - Blog | The Allergy Group
X
Archive by category: Allergy TreatmentReturn
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
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
Oral Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Egg Allergies

Oral Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Egg Allergies

Egg allergies most often affect young children. It is estimated that up to two percent of children are allergic to eggs. While that number may seem small, eggs are one of the most common food allergens affecting children.
Read More
The Allergy Group Now Offers Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy

The Allergy Group Now Offers Food Allergy Oral Immunotherapy

To alleviate food allergy symptoms, The Allergy Group is now offering Oral Immunotherapy for patients with food allergies to Milk, Wheat, Peanut and Tree Nuts.
Read More
You Don't Have To Suffer With Allergies Anymore

You Don't Have To Suffer With Allergies Anymore

It's a beautiful spring day, with bright sunshine and a fresh breeze blowing. Unfortunately, you're stuck indoors because of your seasonal allergies.
Read More
Oral Allergy Syndrome (Pollen-Food Cross-reactivity)

Oral Allergy Syndrome (Pollen-Food Cross-reactivity)

Do you have seasonal allergies? Do you get an itchy mouth or throat after eating raw fruits, vegetables and/or nuts? If so, you may be suffering from oral allergy syndrome.
Read More
Are You Prepared For Treasure Valley's 2017 Spring Allergies?

Are You Prepared For Treasure Valley's 2017 Spring Allergies?

Springtime is here, Treasure Valley! While there are many wonderful things to enjoy about this season, Boise allergies are at their worst during these months. Making sure that you are prepared for your spring allergies will help you to fully enjoy all of your favorite spring activities.
Read More
Using SLIT for Your Allergies

Using SLIT for Your Allergies

SLIT is an acronym for Sublingual Immunotherapy. Patients suffering from allergies take liquid drops containing a small amount of antigen extracts that would normally cause an allergic reaction.
Read More
Rhinitis Medicamentosa

Rhinitis Medicamentosa

Have you ever used a nasal decongestant spray like Afrin? If you have, you may have noticed the warning on the labels or from a physician stating that you should not use this product for more than 3-5 days at a time. That is because it can cause a rebound nasal congestion that can complicate your troubles more and be difficult to resolve. The active ingredients in nasal sprays that you should look out for are: Oxymetazoline, phenylephrine, xylometazoline and naphazoline. You have to look out for...
Read More
Page 1 of 2 FirstPrevious [1]2 Last

Blog Search

Request An Appointment

  • *
  • *
  • *

Give Us A Call

 
(208) 377-4000