Allergies Demystified: The Blog
Eating Out with Food Allergies
For a person with food allergies, or really any dietary restrictions, eating out can be challenging. Recently in the news was the story of a vegan man who is suing Burger King for cooking the newest addition to its menu, the Impossible Burger, on the same grill as the beef burgers. It seems logical that… Read more
Holidays and Food Allergies: Part 2
Another holiday season is here! No matter what holidays you celebrate, food is certain to be a part of the celebration. This can lead to anxiety for those who have food allergies or who have loved ones with food allergies. However, don’t let this put a damper on the festivities. Here are some tips to… Read more
Taking the Fear Out of Halloween for Those with Food Allergies
It’s the time of the year that can cause some trepidation for those with food allergies and their families. During the holidays, food plays an integral part of the festivities and no one wants to bring down the mood thinking about the complexities of what can and cannot be eaten. However, if you or a… Read more
Is Exposure to Mold Making Me Sick?
Mold is a naturally occurring organism in our world and we are all exposed on some level in our indoor and outdoor environments. However, whether it is harmful to us or not depends on the sensitivity of the individual, the level of exposure, and the type of mold involved. Let’s consider this case and explore… Read more
I Had an Allergy to Penicillin When I was a Baby. Do I Still Need to Avoid It?
A woman in her late 30s who has frequent sinus infections is at an urgent care center again with another sinus infection. The doctor would like to prescribe amoxicillin. However, she has a history of hives after taking penicillin as a baby and she has not taken penicillin or any related antibiotics since then. She… Read more
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