Category: Food Allergies

February 5, 2014

Gluten Sensitivity Testing: What Options are Available?

Dr. Marni Ross, ND The rise in gluten sensitivity is becoming quite evident.  Most grocery stores have gluten-free alternatives these days and many restaurants are providing gluten-free substitutes.  So what is causing the shift to eliminate gluten from our diets?  Is it because people cut it out for a certain period of time and they […]

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April 10, 2012

Allergies

Managing allergies throughout the year by Dr. Miranda Demierre What is an allergy? “Allergy” is a broad term used to describe a hypersensitivity reaction by the immune system to a substance that is harmless to the population at large (as opposed to toxins which are dangerous for all of humankind) but reactive in certain individuals. […]

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March 2, 2012

Sublingual Immunotherapy

Sublingual Immunotherapy
 A proven alternative to allergy shots By Dr. Kristin Schnurr Introduction Sublingual Immunotherapy, or SLIT, is a proven, injection-free treatment to address the underlying causes of seasonal and environmental allergies. The therapy desensitizes the immune system to pollens, dander, and other allergens. It has been found to be effective in hay fever, allergic […]

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