Allergy Patch Testing VS. Prick Testing: Which is Best?

Allergy Patch Testing VS. Prick Testing: Which is Best?

It’s a very common thing to have a stuffy nose and watery eyes and blame it on the season changes. Or to always feel uneasy after eating certain foods and chalk it up to just needing to ease up on the cheese. However, these are signs from our bodies that an allergy could be occurring.  … Read more

Common cold or seasonal allergies? How to tell the difference.

common cold or seasonal allergies

Sneezing, congestion and running nose, coughing, and throat irritation can all be signs of both the common cold and seasonal allergies. With allergy season in full swing, you may be wondering if that cold you have may actually be allergies. Here are a few clues that you may have seasonal allergies. Your symptoms last more … Read more

Your Kids and Hand-washing: What you need to know

child's skin

What is that? You notice something is different about your child’s skin. It could be a rash, allergic reaction, or it could be something quite different. Children are prone to different skin problems as a result of their environment at school and their lower immunity. Common skin problems can include hives, allergic reactions, warts, ringworm, … Read more

Decipher Your Sneeze: Allergies


Allergies are an immune system response to a foreign object, to which the body has become hypersensitive. Although incredibly common, many people do not know the source of their allergies or how to prevent them. Understanding what causes allergies can not only help you avoid certain symptom triggers, but can also save your life! Are … Read more