Did you know that about 30% of Americans have at least one tattoo? This means that allergies to tattoo ink are also becoming more prevalent. The most common type of allergy occurs to a specific ink color. Red is the most common color to cause a reaction; however, it is
Sesame is a small but mighty seed that has been enjoyed for centuries in cuisines around the world. However, in recent years, it has become a major allergen for many people. In fact, as of January 1st, 2023, sesame is officially the ninth major allergen under the FASTER Act. Sesame
Did you know that you could have an adverse reaction to alcohol? True alcohol allergies resulting in anaphylaxis are quite rare, but if you do have one, even small amounts of alcohol may trigger a reaction. This may result in hives, swelling, throat closing, GI or respiratory symptoms, or dizziness.
*This article was originally published on Healthline. Researchers say sexual activity may be an asthma trigger for some people. They say that’s because sex, like any exercise, can affect airways and breathing patterns. Experts say people with asthma can take precautions during sexual activity, including having an EpiPen nearby. New
Allergy season is winding down, but that doesn’t mean we’ll be saying goodbye to allergies for the rest of the year. Fall brings new allergens like ragweed pollen along with dust mite and food allergies which are year-round. Fall allergy triggers are different but can cause just as many symptoms
There is much that is still unknown about COVID-19 and its symptoms. While many people experience the typical symptoms of cough, fatigue, and loss of taste or smell, there are other symptoms that appear in some COVID patients. Physicians are beginning to see urticaria, also known as hives, and other
Do you want to reduce frown lines and crow’s feet with minimal downtime? Then you may want to consider botox! Botox is one of the most common facial rejuvenation procedures. Botox has risen in popularity in the last five years. As it becomes more popular, we want our patients to
Did you know that allergy symptoms can occur after contact with various metals? These metals may be cobalt or chrome, stainless steel, and titanium which are common metals used for orthopedic or other implants. Nickel is also a popular metal allergy that affects between 10% and 15% of the general