7 Allergy Myths

Allergies are common, but their mechanics are not always understood. There are still a lot of misconceptions about allergies, and a lot of misinformation is shared on the web every day. Today we tackle some widespread allergy myths and set the record straight:   1. Allergies only develop during childhood  Many people believe that allergies … Continued

What is allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT)?

What is allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT)? Also known as desensitization or hypo-sensitization, it is a form of medical therapy that involves exposing patients to larger and larger amounts of a specific allergen over a selected time-period to change the immune system’s response.  The main goal for every allergy sufferer is keeping their symptoms in check and maintaining … Continued