- Q How should I take a natural homeopathic allergy remedy?
Burke Lennihan RN CCH, Integrative MedicineWhen taking a natural homeopathic remedy for allergies, dissolve a couple of pellets in your mouth two or three times a day during allergy season. As soon as you notice your symptoms getting better, stop taking it and let it keep working. For... Full Answer
- Q How much of a time commitment does immunotherapy require?
Dr. Paul Ehrlich, Allergy & ImmunologyAt the beginning of immunotherapy, allergy injections are usually given once or twice a week, although sometimes injection rates are accelerated and the beginnings of immunity can be accomplished in a matter of weeks, days, or even hours. This is called... Full Answer
- Q How is immunotherapy improving?
Dr. Paul Ehrlich, Allergy & ImmunologyCurrent research holds the promise of much safer courses of immunotherapy. One promising avenue is changing the allergy material so that it provokes a good immune response but without being allergenic enough to provoke an allergic response. This is much... Full Answer
- Q What OTC allergy medicines are safe for me if I have high blood pressure?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineYes, there are non-prescription drugs that can be used safely if you have high blood pressure.A common problem with these drugs is that they may contain more than one medication. It is important to look at the ingredients to see what is included in each... Full Answer