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Who Allergy Shots Benefit

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 10:50:44 AM

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Topics: allergies, allergy shots

How Allergy Shots Work

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 10:44:22 AM

Allergy shots are a disease modifying treatment that help patients become less allergic. Listen as Dr Bubak explains. 

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Topics: allergies, allergy shots

Self Help for Allergies

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 9:13:24 AM

In this video Dr Bubak Discusses what kind of treatments and lifestyle changes can you do before seeing an allergist.

You can begin to care for your allergies before seeing an allergist by avoiding allergens, using antihistamines, and keeping your house closed up and air-conditioned. 

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies, allergist

Natural Allergy Treatments

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 28, 2019 5:10:46 PM

Allergy season is here again, and it’s in full force. If you’re suffering from allergies, you might be looking for some natural remedies. Check out this video to learn more!

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

Hay Fever 101 – Is it Really Hay Fever?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Apr 1, 2019 9:53:11 AM

It seems that everyone has “hay fever” these days. If you don’t believe me, just ask people if they are suffering from sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, watery eyes, and itching of the nose, eyes, or even mouth!

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Topics: allergy symptoms, allergies, immunotherapy, allergist

You Have Your Anaphylaxis Plan, Now What Should You Do?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Mar 19, 2019 10:46:10 AM

 

(Hint—Practice)

If you or your family member has suffered from anaphylaxis caused by allergies to a food, a yellow jacket sting, or something idiopathic, there has already been one terrible reaction. If that's the case, you or your loved one have already seen an allergist, determined the cause, had epinephrine prescribed, and were taught how and when to use it, and time has been spent avoiding the trigger.

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Topics: allergies

Hunting with Allergies and Asthma

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Nov 5, 2018 10:01:05 PM

Let’s face it, men (and even many of you women), a beautiful Fall day with friends and family in the great outdoors is just made for a hunt. But what if you are allergic to the mold spores and pollen grains floating through the crisp Fall air? Don’t be discouraged! With a little help from your Board-Certified Allergist, you, your friends and family, and even the hunting dogs can all enjoy a great day of hunting!

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies

MY ALLERGIES ARE TERRIBLE!

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Sep 13, 2018 2:47:49 PM

Once the allergy season kicks in, the misery soon follows. What can you do to get some relief?

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Topics: allergies, immunotherapy

What are hives?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Feb 13, 2018 2:03:50 PM

Hives (or urticaria) will affect 1 out of 5 people during their lifetime. They are itchy, red or skin colored bumps with redness around them that come and go. Histamine is the substance that actually causes the hives. This means that if you have hives, they are the result of histamine being released from your mast cells.

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Topics: allergy symptoms, allergies, Diagnosing Allergies

What If You Are Allergic To Your Pet?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jan 9, 2018 9:28:32 AM

 

"You’re allergic to your pet"

Those dreaded words from your allergist.  At one level you kind of ‘just knew it’ but emotionally no one is ever ready to hear those words.  How can this be?  Let’s back up and look at how pet allergy presents itself.

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Topics: allergies, Living With Allergies