A Life with Allergies & Asthma

A Life with Allergies & Asthma

Spring is a wonderful time of year. It brings a variety of unique organisms that remind us of the cycle of life. One amazing example is the microscopic egg that develops into a larvae (caterpillar), and eventually a pupa (or chrysalis) that continues to mature until...
The Allergic March

The Allergic March

Spring is a wonderful time of year. It brings a variety of unique organisms that remind us of the cycle of life. One amazing example is the microscopic egg that develops into a larvae (caterpillar), and eventually a pupa (or chrysalis) that continues to mature until...
Spring is Tree Pollen Season

Spring is Tree Pollen Season

Spring is a wonderful time of year, but for allergy sufferers it can mean several months of misery.  The main culprit is tree pollen which can fill the air and lead to runny noses, itchy eyes, coughing and wheezing.  The months of March and April are especially...
Allergen Exposure During the Changing Weather

Allergen Exposure During the Changing Weather

The weather is changing but the opportunities for allergen exposure haven’t. As much of the country experiences cooler weather patterns, and with most allergenic plants no longer pollinating, those who have allergies may still struggle with inhalant allergy triggers....
Slit Therapy

Slit Therapy

INTRODUCTION TO SUBLINGUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY (SLIT) Sublingual immunotherapy, or SLIT, is a method of administering drops of allergen extracts under the tongue in small, titrated doses to modify an individual’s immune response against a specific allergen. The method...
Storage Temperature & Power Outages

Storage Temperature & Power Outages

In light of the recent hurricane that impacted most of the Atlantic states, we thought it would be good to review some basic guidelines on the stability of your allergenic extracts following situations when your extracts are exposed to temperatures outside of...