Allergies and COVID-19

Allergies and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has recently brought up concerns over whether allergy and asthma patients should continue to take routine medications, including inhaled and intranasal corticosteroids. The confusion comes from multiple sources, including the World Health...
COVID-19: What To Know If You Have Asthma

COVID-19: What To Know If You Have Asthma

** Please see all of our latest COVID-19 updates here. ** The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently warned that people with asthma may be at higher risk of becoming very sick from COVID-19 than others.  The virus can affect your respiratory...

Preparing For Spring Allergies

Spring allergy season is upon us. During this time of year in Chicago we can expect the weather to change daily and drastically.  Over the last several years there has been a consistent increase in the length and intensity of the allergy season, and this year should...

Your 2020 Girl Scout Cookie Allergens Guide

It’s that time of year! Girl Scout Cookie season is in full swing in Chicago. These popular cookies have been sold for over 100 years since starting in 1917. It’s an exciting time for cookie lovers, but there has been some confusion this year about a few...

Everything To Know About Winter Allergies

For most Chicagoans, long winter months and cold temperatures are to be expected every year. What might not be expected are the allergies that come with that – yes, seasonal allergies exist outside of the typical spring and summer symptoms. Winter brings its own...

What Is Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is a preventive treatment for allergic reactions to common substances. The goal is to: Reduce symptons caused by allergies/asthma Reduce/eliminate the need for medications (especially steroids) Prevent progression of allergies/asthma How It Works...

Polyester Allergy

Our friends at MedicalNewsToday wrote a helpful article about managing your polyester allergies. Find the original article here: Manage Polyester AllergiesPolyester is a synthetic fiber present in a lot of clothing and other fabrics. In some people, coming into direct...
Donate Allergy-Free Food to Florence Victims

Donate Allergy-Free Food to Florence Victims

Our friends at Kids with Food Allergies wrote an excellent post about how to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. Read it below or find it on their site by clicking here. Hurricane Florence has made landfall and is having a devastating effect on the Carolinas...
RECALL: Dymista nasal spray

RECALL: Dymista nasal spray

On August 7th, the manufacturer of Dymista nasal spray announced a voluntary recall due to the possibility of broken glass in the neck area of the bottle. In the notice shared with Premier Allergy, it states that the risk to patients is low. No reports of any adverse...

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