Fish Allergies and Omega-3 Supplements

The protein content in fish-derived Omega-3 fatty acid supplements is thought to be minimal, and likely denatured. A recent review did not uncover any reports of allergic reactions. In a study to answer this question, Mark et al tested 6 fish-allergic patients in 2008 to 2 different brands of fish […]

Are there any new treatments for food allergy other than avoidance?

Unfortunately, not at this time. Currently, there are other therapies being studied, such as oral immunotherapy, but these have not been approved yet. We anticipate in the future though, there may be other options. For now, the recommendation is for you to strictly avoid the foods that you are allergic […]

What if my allergy skin tests are negative

Almost 20% (1 in 5) patients that are skin tested for typical allergy symptoms or asthma have negative skin tests. The skin testing that normally is done is for the most common things. For example, there are over 50,000 species of mold in air. You were undoubtedly not tested for […]

Could your sinus misery be caused by allergies?

Allergies are the most common cause of chronic sinus problems, leading to chronic sinusitis, sinus headaches, congestion, sinus pressure, postnasal drip, chronic cough, nasal polyps, recurrent sore throats, sleep apnea and much more. Rhinitis is one of the most common chronic conditions, affecting up to 30% of adults and up […]

You can leave your allergies in the dust.

Lasting relief from allergies begins with the right testing techniques to determine the substances that are triggering your patients? symptoms. For the more than 50 million Americans suffering from allergies, elements such as dust mites, molds, pollen or pet dander are the most common cause of their misery. Allergies can […]