How to Prevent Winter Allergies
January 15th, 2021
If you experience a runny nose and congestion in these winter months, there’s no reason to immediately panic. Once you talk to your doctor and rule out the possibility of COVID-19, you may uncover that the source of your symptoms is in fact a winter allergy. Being able to identify your winter allergy triggers and...Read More
How Does Allergy Testing Prevent More Serious Conditions?
January 14th, 2021
If you experience frequent seasonal allergies with congestion, an annoying headache or other symptoms, there’s another condition you might want to keep an eye on: nasal polyps. When left unchecked, allergy symptoms can lead to the development of nasal polyps over time. Though these polyps are generally benign growths that occur on the mucosal lining...Read More
Eczema & Allergies
October 16th, 2020
Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a condition that causes your skin to become inflamed or irritated. These areas of red and itchy skin are most common in children but can occur at any age. Most infants who develop this condition will outgrow it, while others continue to have it throughout their lives. What...Read More
Allergies & The Immune System
November 25th, 2019
All about allergies How common are allergies? Allergies are extremely common, affecting about one out of every five Americans. Understanding what causes them, and what particular allergens are responsible for triggering your symptoms, are the keys to successful treatment. How does the immune system respond to allergens? The immune system functions as the body’s first...Read More
Ragweed, Dust Mites and Mold, Oh My!
October 11th, 2019
Spring and summer are notoriously bad for allergy sufferers in Salem; all that grass in the fertile Willamette Valley causes misery and suffering for a lot of people when it blooms. But allergies can occur in the fall months, too. The culprits this time of year? Ragweed, dust mites and mold spores. Fall Allergy Triggers...Read More