What Parents of Kids With Food Allergies Want You To Know
09
March

What Parents of Kids With Food Allergies Want You To Know

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Like parents of kids with food allergies want you to know I don’t have to scour ingredient lists Carey aneka pen in my bag and feel anxious before every classroom party my children don’t have food allergies that many of their friends and classmates do and some of these are life threatening I believe it’s […]


Proteins and Allergies – Why do they matter?
28
February

Proteins and Allergies – Why do they matter?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Proteins and Allergies: Why do they matter? What do proteins have to do with allergies? Most people believe that the cause of an allergic reaction is always the whole allergen itself. Such as, the entire peanut or egg. The reality is a bit more complicated. To truly understand an allergic reaction, you have to understand […]


How can you find out what you’re allergic to?
08
February

How can you find out what you’re allergic to?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

In people with allergies, reactions are triggered because the immune system encounters something it sees as a threat – such as dog dander. This leads to the production of antibodies that are specific to that allergen, called Immunoglobulin E (or IgE). The next time the body encounters the allergen, IgE triggers the immune cells to […]


The Science of Allergies
31
January

The Science of Allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergies and questions go hand-in-hand. An allergy diagnosis often leads to more questions. But not all allergy-related questions have “yes” or “no” answers. There could be more to the story. Every living thing, such as plants, animals, and food, contains proteins. And allergic reactions can happen when a person has an allergic sensitization to a […]


Minimizing Sinus Infections at Allergy Associates of La Crosse
25
January

Minimizing Sinus Infections at Allergy Associates of La Crosse

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So, before I came here I had chronic sinus infections. It was never colds, it was sinus infections. I would over 8 a year. It was ridiculous amounts. Once I started coming to Allergy Associates, because we were getting my allergies under control, I wasn’t getting so much post nasal drip. Everything was getting better. […]


Treating Severe Mold Allergy at Allergy Associates of La Crosse
09
January

Treating Severe Mold Allergy at Allergy Associates of La Crosse

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I was referred to Dr.Mary by my allergy doctor back home, who is in Marinette,Wisconsin. It’s about a five hour drive to get here. I was a little worried and skeptical about having to travel that distance. But Dr. Mary is a specialist in mold allergies, which was my biggest problem. I had started to […]


Uncovering Allergy Testing: Part 1
23
December

Uncovering Allergy Testing: Part 1

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergists often say that history is the biggest determinant in diagnosing a patient’s allergies. However, specific allergy testing can also aid greatly in making the diagnosis There are three tests commonly used that look for allergies in different ways. For skin testing, a small syringe is filled with an individual allergen and injected under the […]


Living with Food Allergies: Maria’s Story
10
December

Living with Food Allergies: Maria’s Story

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m Maria I’m a real estate agent and mother of two kids with food allergies. Tea is very outgoing, she loves being on stage. TEA: My name’s Tea and I’m 9 years old and allergic to tree nuts. MARIA: Franke is really shy, but he’s coming out of his shell a little bit. FRANKIE: My […]


How To Take Your Allergy Drops or Sublingual Immunotherapy
24
October

How To Take Your Allergy Drops or Sublingual Immunotherapy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

One of the safest, most convenient and effective ways to treat the cause of your allergies is with custom sublingual immunotherapy, or allergy drops. Allergy drops can train your body to tolerate the things that cause your allergic reactions. Based on your allergy tests, medical history and exam, your provider will prescribe drops tailored to […]


Environmental Allergies and Sublingual Immunotherapy with Dr. Kroker
23
October

Environmental Allergies and Sublingual Immunotherapy with Dr. Kroker

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Allergy solutions brought to you by the leaders in allergy care, Allergy Associates of La Crosse. Environmental allergies are probably one of the most common diseases that American face. Well, about one in 5 of 50 million Americans have got some form of allergic disease. Common ones that patients can suffer from can be, first […]