A lot of people struggle with allergies, especially during the spring and fall when there are more allergens in the air. The most common thing for people with allergies to do when they’re hit with a serious case of sniffles and itchy, watery eyes is to pick out some allergy medication at their local pharmacy. While allergy pills can help offer some relief, their abilities are limited, and the long-lasting relief that people with allergies are looking for might still be out of reach.
Oh no—that 4-letter word: shot.
I get asked all the time, “why allergy shots?” when discussing treatment options for patients who struggle with allergies and asthma. That question is usually followed with, “I would rather just take a pill,” or, “don’t allergies just go away?”
Are you tired of your allergies and want to finally get rid of them? Should you move to Antarctica, or can you become less allergic?
Immunotherapy, or allergy shots, have been an effective way to decrease your allergy problems since 1910. They have significantly improved over the years and are a standard treatment for patients with bad allergies. In fact, in addition to providing allergy shots, we can provide under the tongue therapy for certain types of allergies.
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!
Once the allergy season kicks in, the misery soon follows. What can you do to get some relief?