Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT), is it a cost-effective alternative to Allergy Shots?
Sublingual drops, or tablets for allergen immunotherapy (SLIT), have received a lot of attention lately. Even though there are no FDA approved products, many US physicians are offering this treatment to their patients. We, at Asthma & Allergy Associates of Florida, have chosen to carefully consider using this therapy as an alternative to conventional subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) or allergy shots.Read More
Vocal Cord Dysfunction or Paradoxical Vocal Cord Movement….. vocal fold motion, vocal cord dysfunction
This is a very common problem which is very under appreciated. I will make a bold statement here. I believe most of the asthma ER visits in affluent areas (I’ll explain in a second) have as much to do with Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) as the actual asthma.Read More
Turning a nasal spray into a sinus irrigation
It’s essentially impossible to get topical medication into the sinuses. Here’s a video showing how to get the medicine from the nasal spray into the form of a sinus irrigation. Obviously, you must talk to your doctor before trying any new sinus or polyp treatment.Read More
I guess this was a bad tree season!
Hello again from Allergyweb.com’s blog. I have always thought that pollen seasons weren’t that dramatic in South Florida since we don’t really have seasons here. But looking at our patient logs, we saw many more people this March versus last March.Read More
More Pictures from the Run/Walk
A Fine Looking Staff mans the Table Dr. Mark Young and Dr. Charlene Shookoff enjoy the festivities On your mark, get set, wait… we need more coffee A lot of fun for a good cause Dr. Gershman with the rest of the Advisory Board of the local chapter of the American Lung Association To learn …Read More
Prevention of Food Allergy?
Should we be telling moms to avoid common allergy-causing foods for the first few years of life?
Conventional wisdom among pediatricians was to tell moms to hold off on feeding kids certain foods until the children were “old enough.”Read More