allergens

  • Natural Defenses

    Spring is a wonderful time of year. Temperatures warm, snow melts, and flowers bloom. The world is reborn. But for those who suffer from allergies, this natural beauty comes at a cost. Pollen, mold, dust, and other allergens can make the rise of spring a descent into misery.

    Boost your body’s ability to fight allergies
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
  • Name That Itch!

    Winter months can bring on the itch as cold weather and indoor heat dry out the skin. For some people itchy, dry skin is something more: a symptom of atopic dermatitis (eczema), contact dermatitis, or hives. Skin testing by an allergy expert is the best route to long-term skin solutions, but Brian Rotskoff, MD, offers up these general guidelines for understanding your skin condition.