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Antihistamines and Your Heart Risk

Runny Nose / Vasomotor rhinitis

Every week I see allergic patients who are avoiding antihistamine medications because of a concern about their heart or blood pressure. But Most of this worry is outdated and unneeded. Firstly, let’s discuss the antihistamines themselves: (a) older generation antihistamines like diphenhydramine (Benadryl), hydroxyzine (Ararat, Vistaril) or chlorpheneramine (Chlor-Trimeton) are messier chemicals with more side […]

Convenient Allergy Drop Therapy From Home

pollen

Understanding sublingual immunotherapy – SLIT Allergy drop therapy is a trusted method to reduce sensitivity that is more convenient, safer, and as efficacious as traditional allergy shots.  To understand what sublingual immunotherapy is, an overview of allergy is helpful. This is briefly discussed below. An overview of allergy An allergic reaction is an exaggerated immune […]