More on the Substantial Savings of Immunotherapy

More on the Substantial Savings of Immunotherapy

A population-based study presented to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has found that allergen-specific immunotherapy cuts medical costs for adults and children with hay fever, or allergic rhinitis. Lead researcher Dr. Cheryl Hankin is the president of a California health research company known as BioMedEcon. Dr. Hankin and her colleagues studied millions […]

Patient Savings With Immunotherapy

Patient Savings With Immunotherapy

An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system. Symptoms include red eyes, itchiness and runny nose. There are different types of allergies caused by a wide variety of allergen stimuli. An allergen is a substance that triggers an allergic reaction. These allergies include: foods, medication, pollen and dust. Allergic reactions can cause various […]

9 Myths About Seasonal Allergies

9 Myths About Seasonal Allergies

Anybody who suffers from allergies can tell you how miserable it feels. From runny noses, to itchy eyes, allergies sometimes make you want to stay inside all day, and avoid the public. If you’re one of these people, then you’d probably do anything to ease your symptoms, and feel healthier. There are many tips and […]

5 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Allergies & A Cold

5 Ways To Tell The Difference Between Allergies & A Cold

No matter who you are, or what your age is, allergies are a pain. They stay with you for long periods of time, and can get so severe that they interfere with your work, leaving you with the only option of taking some medicine and hoping that they go away. While there are some great […]

How Immunotherapy Testing Works

How Immunotherapy Testing Works

Seasonal allergies, commonly known as hay fever, affect more than 50 million people in the U.S. The bad news is their prevalence appears to be increasing, with as many as 30 and 40 percent of adults and children, respectively plagued by its symptoms. The good news is immunotherapy allergy treatments at a doctor’s office can […]

Immunotherapy Benefits: Safe and Easily Done at the Doctor’s Office

Immunotherapy Benefits: Safe and Easily Done at the Doctor’s Office

Most people suffer from seasonal allergies. Almost one in five people suffer from allergies all year long and spend thousands of dollars on treatments that do not provide complete relief. There is a safe and effective method of addressing most allergy problems. That solution is Immunotherapy. Immunotherapy Testing Common allergens include dust, dust mites, pet […]

How Immunotherapy is Used to Treat Allergies and It’s Effectiveness

How Immunotherapy is Used to Treat Allergies and It’s Effectiveness

Treating Allergies with Immunotherapy. With summer bringing on those warmer days, an unfortunate side effect is allergies. Pollen, hay, and grass are all allergens that can be both unpleasant and irritating. At times, the symptoms of allergies can be so great that they can keep us from sleeping and doing any outdoor activities we enjoy. […]

Treating Allergies with Immunotherapy

Treating Allergies with Immunotherapy

Your immune system is responsible for keeping you safe and healthy. When you have allergies, it is because your body is sensitive to its environment. Immunotherapy is a safe and simple treatment that involves decreasing your body’s sensitivity to things around you that cause allergic reactions. To put it simply, it is the solution that can […]

Welcome to the Allerpointe Blog

Welcome to the Allerpointe Blog

This blog is for allergy patients, practitioners of various types and their office staff. Information on allergy treatments and care is a key focus of this blog, along with how those treatments can be provided by family care and primary physicians. The blog postings will also keep readers updated on allergy news and treatment updates. Over […]