Fighting the Cause of Allergies with Allergy Shots

Fighting the Cause of Allergies with Allergy Shots

The symptoms are obvious: sneezing, an itchy nose, watery eyes, but the cause may seem quite elusive. Allergies affect everyone differently. Some people seem to be allergic to everything while others don’t struggle at all. It’s not a fair fight, but by addressing the root of the problem, you can certainly increase your odds of […]

2016 Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report

2016 Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report

Last month, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a leading patient advocacy organization in the United States representing nearly 61 million Americans who experience asthma or allergies, released its annual Spring Allergy Capitals™ report. The report identified the 100 most challenging places to live with spring allergies in the U.S. Jackson, MS is […]

Food Allergies: A Costly Misdiagnosis

Food Allergies: A Costly Misdiagnosis

Food allergies are a serious matter that can result in a life-threatening situation if not handled properly. However, a misdiagnosed food allergy, especially in children, can result in an unnecessary stigma, isolation and even a paralyzing fear. Furthermore, from a nutritional standpoint, avoidance of foods thought to be allergens can translate into a lack of […]