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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.
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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.
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Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

Trick-or-Treating with Food Allergies

Halloween is quickly approaching, and children are looking forward to costumes and trick-or-treating. However, for families who have a child suffering from food allergies, it can be a stressful time. Some of the top eight allergens are hiding in many Halloween candies. Here are some tips to get through Halloween without a real scare.
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Which trees are currently pollinating in the Treasure Valley?

Which trees are currently pollinating in the Treasure Valley?

Many of you have realized, weather from checking pollen counts, seeing blooming trees or having an increase in allergy symptoms, that spring is here and pollen in in the air!If you have tree allergies, it is helpful to know when the trees you are allergic to are pollinating so you can do the best you can to avoid heavy exposure of that particular pollen. Here at The Allergy Group, we have an excellent pollen counter, Brian Ayers who provides a thorough, meticulous pollen count for you. We update...
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Truth About Probiotics

Truth About Probiotics

I recommend probiotics to my patients when I put them on antibiotics, however, are they good beyond that use or for daily use? Here is an article for my patients who suffer with this dilemma. Probiotics are the live microorganisms that offer a health benefit, when the right ones are taken in adequate amounts. Prebiotics are ingredients that help probiotics to grow. Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium and Saccharomyces are the three most-commonly used and widely studied probiotic species. Best way to ...
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Fifty Shades of Spring Allergy: A quick fact check!

Fifty Shades of Spring Allergy: A quick fact check!

Fact Check #1: Every year is possibly and really “the worst one yet” for allergies.Of course, there is marketing involved in saying above, but if you are one of those who believe in climate change, then this is true. Global warming seems to be making allergies worse. This is attributing to longer seasons and longer pollen production by allergenic plants.Fact Check #2: Knowing (and not assuming) what you’re allergic to, helps in better control of symptoms.Two-thirds of people ha...
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Dealing With Spring Allergies

Dealing With Spring Allergies

When spring rolls around do you get itchy or runny eyes or nose? Do you sneeze or cough more than usual? If so, you may be suffering from seasonal allergies. These develop when your body’s immune system becomes sensitive and then overreacts to something in the environment. Generally, spring allergies last from February to June but can continue longer due to excessive rainfall leading to rapid plant growth and higher pollen counts. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and I...
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Spring is Here

Spring is Here

Spring is here and so is the sneezing and runny nose! It's only the middle of March, but spring allergies are already on the rise… and are real! Over at our office at The Allergy Group, I am already seeing an increase in the phone calls of people complaining of allergies. Symptoms of runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes and intense sneezing… and so on. Do you wonder if the mild winter the cause of early sneezing and runny nose… Well, you may be right! Mild winters have gi...
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Suffering from Mold Allergy Symptoms?

Suffering from Mold Allergy Symptoms?

Mold allergies exist year-round and the symptoms are similar to seasonal allergies. Hence, the people struggling with year-round allergy symptoms will be amazed to learn that the origin of their problems could be inside their house. Allergy symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes, and asthma symptoms, like wheezing and tightness of chest, that extend beyond the traditional spring and fall allergy seasons might indicate that the source is mold. Mold is a fungus that...
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Allergy and Asthma troubles during the holiday season?

Allergy and Asthma troubles during the holiday season?

When we the weather gets cold and things start to freeze, we all hope our allergies will get better. But 2/3rds of allergy sufferers have symptoms year-round. Even after the pollen season dies down, there are environmental triggers to deal with—things like mold, dust and pet dander. Here are some tips and things to look out for to avoid increasing problems with you allergies and asthma: 1) Part of enjoying the holidays is being outside and enjoying winter sports and activities. But if you ...
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