People all around the world suffer from allergies every day. While many can take generic, over-the-counter medications and continue living life as usual, others do not have it quite as easy and may need professional help. Here are some cases where it may be necessary to see allergists in San Antonio, Texas. Lowered Quality of Life Sometimes allergies are so severe that over-the-counter … [Read more...] about Different Reasons You Might Visit an Allergist
Do certain foods make you sick? Food allergy testing can determine if you are allergic or just sensitive. However, not all allergy tests are the same. If you’re considering testing, here are some of the types of allergy tests a food allergy specialist in Texas would recommend: Scratch (Skin Prick) Test for Food Allergies This common allergy test identifies penicillin, food, and airborne … [Read more...] about Food Allergies: What Tests Can a Food Allergy Specialist Offer?
Allergies are immune responses triggered by a specific substance. In Texas, and especially in San Antonio, spores from molds and pollens released by trees, flowers and other plants can trigger allergic reactions. These reactions may warrant a visit to a San Antonio asthma and allergy clinic. Changes in temperature, wind or air pressure can also increase the rate of allergic reactions … [Read more...] about All You Need To Know About Texas’s Allergy Season
It’s a familiar story to allergists. They meet a patient with asthma who, when asked if their asthma is well controlled says, “Absolutely.” But once the patient has answered a few more questions, it is revealed that their asthma is not at all well controlled. Especially as asthma patients around the world deal with COVID-19, staying on course with their regular treatment in order to keep their … [Read more...] about Recognizing Your Asthma Is Not Well Controlled Is the First Step in Controlling It
It’s deja vu all over again as you turn on the evening news and hear, “It’s the worst pollen season ever!” You think, “Haven’t I heard this before?” But what you really want to know is how the pollen season will affect your allergy symptoms, and what you can do to ease your suffering. “Unfortunately, it’s true that in the past few years, the amount of pollen in the air during spring allergy … [Read more...] about Does Every Spring Really Bring the Worst Pollen Season Ever?
Allergen immunotherapy injections or "allergy shots" are prescribed for patients with allergic rhinitis (hay fever), allergic asthma or life-threatening reactions to insect stings. Some studies have shown that it may have a preventive role in allergic children, possibly preventing asthma from developing in some patients with allergic rhinitis. Immunotherapy would be considered for individuals who … [Read more...] about Allergy Shots (immunotherapy)
Sublingual (under the tongue) Immunotherapy is an alternative way to treat allergies without injections. Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) is an alternative way to treat allergies without injections. SLIT is a form of immunotherapy that involves putting tablets or drops of allergen extracts under the tongue. This form of immunotherapy has been used for years in Europe, and recently … [Read more...] about Treating Allergies with Sublingual Immunotherapy
Premier Allergy Texas is happy to announce that through the Boots to Business entrepreneurial training program offered by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Veterans Business Outreach Center and the San Antonio District of the Small Business Administration, San Antonio residents now enjoy treatment for their allergy and asthma conditions. Please read the following article posted by the … [Read more...] about Veteran Business Success Story
Prepare now so your child eases into a symptom-free year The following article is taken from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. For kids with allergies and asthma, summer break from school can also mean a break from their symptoms. When school starts up again in the fall, classrooms are often filled with allergic triggers kids don’t face at home, causing parents to … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Back to School Mean Back to Allergy and Asthma Symptoms
Natural Remedies for Improved Health There are several medical treatments available for seasonal allergies, but many people prefer natural treatments instead. One example rumored to help with seasonal allergies is local honey. Local honey is raw, unprocessed honey made close to where you live. This honey is rumored to help lessen symptoms in people with seasonal allergies, but … [Read more...] about Local Honey for Seasonal Allergies or Just Sweet Relief?