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Why Bother with Allergy Shots?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Mar 3, 2020 11:48:59 AM

 

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

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

Dust Mite Allergies

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on Oct 18, 2019 2:53:48 PM

Dust mite allergies are a lifelong struggle, and they take a lot of medication to handle, but allergy shots can make a difference in reducing the amount of medicine needed and improving your allergies.

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Topics: Living With Allergies, 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

What are Allergy Shots?

Posted by Mark Bubak, M.D. on May 29, 2019 10:56:37 AM

What’s the magic behind allergy shots? How do they work? If you’re curious about allergy shots, then you should check out this video to hear Dr. Bubak explain how they work!

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Topics: allergies, Managing Allergies, allergy shots

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