Signs of Immunodeficiency

Signs of Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiency disorders disrupt the body’s ability to defend itself against harmful substances, such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. This type of disorder makes it easier for a person to catch viruses and bacterial infections. Primary immunodeficiency (PI)...
Tracking Pollen Levels and What They Mean

Tracking Pollen Levels and What They Mean

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, pollen can be your enemy in the spring and fall as grass, ragweed, and tree pollen flood the air, often through November. Fortunately, there are ways you can track daily pollen counts to help minimize your pollen exposure and...
Celebrating Halloween With Food Allergies

Celebrating Halloween With Food Allergies

Halloween is usually a fun day filled with costumes, candy, haunted houses, and scary movies. While this year may look a bit different for most kids, parents of children with food allergies know that Halloween is always a challenging holiday. Common allergens, such as...
Who Should Get Allergy Tested?

Who Should Get Allergy Tested?

Most allergy conditions, such as a mild case of hay fever, usually do not require any form of long-term treatment. Many individuals can control their allergies with the occasional over-the-counter medication. However, sometimes allergy symptoms can interfere with...
Benefits of Air Purifiers for Indoor Allergies

Benefits of Air Purifiers for Indoor Allergies

Allergens are usually harmless substances that may trigger an adverse immune response in some individuals. Unfortunately, allergens can be found almost everywhere, including inside your home. Some common indoor allergens include dust mites, animal dander, molds, and...