What Is An Allergy Skin Test?

What Is An Allergy Skin Test?

Skin testing for allergies has become the most reliable method of testing. They’ve been in use successfully for over 100 years and combined with a physical examination and a patient’s medical history, can provide for accurate and precise information than a blood test....
Allergies in Adulthood

Allergies in Adulthood

Can you develop new allergies as an adult? You may find yourself wondering that, if all of a sudden your pet is causing your eyes to itch or you can’t stop sneezing outdoors. While you never had these issues as a child growing up, they’ve now taken you by surprise as...
How to Allergy-Proof Your Home

How to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Due to social distancing efforts, we are all spending much more time at home these days than usual.  For people that suffer from allergies, this means increased exposure to allergens that exist in your home.  Many people are aware of outdoor allergens like pollen and...

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...

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...

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