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Can Probiotics Help Your Allergies?

Can Probiotics Help Your Allergies?

January 19, 2021

Allergies are triggered by an immune response to what your body (mistakenly) perceives to be a “foreign invader,” what we call an allergen. Some of the most common allergens are pollen, pet dander, mold, dust mites, and certain foods.

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How Dr. Z “Turned Off” His Allergies and Asthma - Functional Medicine Dr. Z RI Allergist

How Dr. Z “Turned Off” His Allergies and Asthma

January 5, 2021

In a recent blog post, Dr. Z noted the biggest misconception people have about allergies and asthma is that they just have to suffer with it—that there’s nothing they can do except take allergy medication to manage their symptoms.

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Risk of Allergic Reactions

December 19, 2020

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The emergency use authorization allows the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed […]

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Kids, Allergies, and COVID - Allergy RI

Kids, Allergies, and COVID

December 15, 2020

What’s the connection between kids, allergies, and COVID? According to Dr. Z, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted where kids are spending their time, the foods they’re eating, and the different allergens they’re exposed to. All of this can result in the worsening of allergy symptoms. With allergies on the rise, here’s what parents need to be aware of.

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AAPRI’s Holiday Gift Guide for People with Allergies

AAPRI’s Holiday Gift Guide for People with Allergies

December 3, 2020

Choosing a holiday gift you know they’ll love is hard enough, but buying a gift for someone with allergies can be especially challenging. As the holiday season gets into full swing, we thought it might be helpful to share some ideas for the people with allergies on your list.

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Here’s the Skinny on Skin Allergies

Here’s the Skinny on Skin Allergies

November 17, 2020

People often confuse having a food allergy and having a food intolerance or sensitivity. Although these two conditions both occur with the consumption of certain foods, the causes are quite different.

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