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Pros and Cons of Immunotherapy

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Nov 27, 2019 11:32:20 AM

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.

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Topics: immunotherapy, Managing Allergies, Living With Allergies, allergy shots

Why Bother with Allergy Shots?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Jun 24, 2019 4:01:38 PM

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?”

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Topics: immunotherapy, allergy shots

Are All Allergy Shots Created Equal?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 3:30:55 PM

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.

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Topics: immunotherapy, allergy shots

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

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 is the Best Allergy Medicine?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Aug 3, 2017 10:01:26 AM

This is the question I get asked the most!  Everyone wants to know – patients, parents, nurses, and other doctors. 

What Are The Best Allergy Meds?

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Topics: allergies, immunotherapy, Managing Allergies