Medical studies have shown that up to 85% of people treated with immunotherapy for hay fever may find symptom relief within the first year of starting immunotherapy. Many of the patients at Atlantic Coastal Physical Medicine require fewer allergy medications and experience an improved quality of life.
Allergy immunotherapy has been around for 100 years, which means the safety profile of this therapy is well known. At Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine, the health care providers use immunotherapy on children and adults, and even pregnant women. Because your doctor is injecting you with an allergen, you may experience a mild reaction, such as [...]
Immunotherapy uses extracts of natural allergens, such as pollen, mold spores, dust mites, and animal dander, to help you gradually build up a tolerance toward the substance. Your doctor uses tiny amounts of these allergens, which are collected from their natural source and dissolved in sterile liquid solutions, and introduces them slowly to your immune [...]
If you suffer from chronic allergies, you typically have three choices: Trigger avoidance Daily and on-the-spot medications, such as antihistamines Immunotherapy Trigger avoidance works well if you’re allergic to very few things, and you don’t have to come into contact with them very often. But, if you’re among the millions of people who have [...]