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Prevent Misery: Treat Spring Allergies Early

Spring will be here before we know it, but warmer weather and sunshine means more allergens. If you’re one of the 26 million Americans with seasonal allergies, spring brings congestion, itchy eyes, and more. Prevent the symptoms before they start.

Feb 1st, 2020
Allergy or Intolerance: How Can You Tell the Difference?

Both allergies and intolerances might cause nausea and vomiting, but allergic reactions can be life-threatening, while intolerances aren’t. Learn the key differences between allergies and intolerances so you or a loved one can stay safe.

Dec 31st, 2019
What is Oral Food Immunotherapy?

If food allergies are ruining your life and good times, consider oral food immunotherapy, a new treatment that desensitizes you to foods that cause mild or severe allergic reactions

Nov 1st, 2019
Can You Develop Food Allergies as an Adult?

If you've been beset by wheezing, a swollen mouth, or digestive issues after eating, you may have developed an adult-onset food allergy. A skin-prick test or intradermal skin testing can determine which food is causing a reaction.

Oct 1st, 2019
Back-to-School Tips for Kids With Asthma and Allergies

Going back to school can trigger a variety of emotions from both kids and parents. Heading back to the classroom can also trigger asthma and allergies. Follow these helpful tips so your kids are prepared for school and the allergy season ahead.

Sep 1st, 2019
Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Alleviate Eczema Symptoms

Eczema is a skin condition that causes intense, itchy patches on your skin. Treatments help relieve your symptoms, but there are a number of small things you can do every day to help prevent flare-ups. Check out our useful tips.

Aug 9th, 2019
What is Immunotherapy and Can it Really Cure My Allergies

If traditional allergy medications still leave your itching and sneezing, it may be time to consider immunotherapy. Read on to learn how this innovative treatment can put your allergies in remission and may even prevent you from developing new ones.

Jul 23rd, 2019
The Ugly Truth About Summer Allergies

Seasonal allergies can potentially cause unwanted appearance changes. As if a runny nose and red eyes weren’t enough to ruin your warm-weather look, summer allergies can bestow even more than you’ve bargained for this year.

Jun 5th, 2019
Fa-la-lah-choo! Allergic to the Holidays?

During December, many of the 50 million allergy sufferers in the United States may feel as though they’ve just recovered from their fall allergy symptoms when a whole new round of allergies crop up.

Dec 24th, 2018
Dr. Siri Reflects on the Life of an Allergist with ISAAI

Throughout the year, there have been a number of groundbreaking advancements in the world of medicine. Of course allergies, asthma, and immunology have been the center of a great deal of conversation, especially here at MASA.

Dec 18th, 2018
Peanut Allergy AR101 Oral Immunotherapy

Currently, there are no approved treatment options for those afflicted with a peanut allergy. This particular allergy greatly affects those who are at risk for unpredictable and life-threatening allergic reactions.

Dec 3rd, 2018
Leave Winter Allergy and Asthma Misery Out in the Cold

Winter often brings welcome relief from hay fever and the symptoms caused by outdoor allergens. But coming in from the cold means hunkering down with a whole new set of allergy and asthma triggers, including dust, pet dander and mold.

Nov 19th, 2018