Treatment for Peanut Allergies : Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)

What is a Peanut Allergy? A Peanut Allergy is one of the most common Allergies that causes severe allergy attacks. Some peanut allergies can be life-threatening (anaphylaxis). For some people with a peanut allergy, even a tiny amount of peanuts or smell can cause a serious...
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Relieving some of your worst allergy symptoms

If you feel as if your allergy symptoms are becoming worse and lasting longer, you are probably right. Roughly 80 percent of allergy sufferers experience some degree of symptoms all year long. If you count yourself among the 50 million Americans who suffer from nasal allergies,...
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New Guidelines for Introducing Peanut-Containing Foods to Infants

Approximately 2 percent of American children have some form of peanut allergy. The fact that some peanut allergies are so severe that they can lead to a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis has led many parents to avoid giving peanut products to their children. Despite...
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What Is Vasomotor Rhinitis?

Vasomotor rhinitis is a condition in which the blood vessels inside your nose dilate. This swelling can cause nasal congestion and increased mucus drainage. The condition is not life-threatening; however, it can be uncomfortable and annoying leading to decreased production at...
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Christmas Tree Allergies

If you spend the holiday season sniffling and sneezing because of allergies, the culprit may be your Christmas tree. According to a research study presented recently at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, live greenery can raise the...
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Dr. Chacko and Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN. See the video here.