Allergy Specialist
Allergies are a nuisance: They can disrupt your entire day, drain your energy, and impact your focus. The experts at Enhanced Medical Centers use noninvasive immunotherapy to relieve or reduce allergy symptoms for patients in Tempe, Arizona. To end the coughing, sneezing, and itching, and reclaim your life, call or click to book an appointment today.

Allergy Q & A

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What are allergies?

Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to a substance that isn’t harmful to your body. Substances that prompt this overreaction are called allergens, and an allergic reaction can cause several unpleasant symptoms, such as:

  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Itching
  • Runny nose
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rash or hives

What causes allergies?

It’s not clear why some people have allergies and others don’t. It’s also not clear why allergic reactions can vary from person to person.

Eggs, nuts, and milk are common food allergens, and many people experience allergic reactions to synthetic materials found in latex, perfumes and cleaning products.

Perhaps the most common allergens are environmental, including:

  • Pollen
  • Dust mites
  • Mold spores
  • Animal dander
  • Insect stings
  • Cigarette smoke
  • Cockroaches

While allergies can occur year-round, many people experience seasonal allergies during one part of the year. Many people are also allergic to specific plants, and their symptoms can worsen during the seasons when those plants flourish and pollen counts are high.

What is immunotherapy and how does it treat allergies?

Immunotherapy is a form of treatment that utilizes your body’s natural defenses to fight allergies, cancer, and other illnesses.

The immunotherapy specialists at Enhanced Medical Center use a simple finger prick test. This test can detect more than 120 allergies that come from the environment, food, insects, and more. Based on your specific results, the health specialists will create a unique serum in the form of drops for you to take at home.

These drops are scientifically crafted to slowly ratchet up immunity to the allergies found in your results, creating long-term immunity.  

What are the benefits of immunotherapy for allergies?

Immunotherapy is favored by many patients for its noninvasive and simple treatment. There are no shots, no daily pills, and there is no pain. It is a natural form of treatment that utilizes the strength of the body’s immune system to fight allergies. Allergy shots can also be a cost-effective approach to managing allergy symptoms.

Whether you suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies, the experts at Enhanced Medical Centers can help you find relief. Call or click to book an appointment today.

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