Blog Archive

Anaphylaxis and what to know Sep 27th, 2022

Anaphylaxis is a life threatening allergic reaction. This occurs when your immune system overreacts to an allergen and causes a full body reaction. Common causes for anaphylaxis include food allergies (commonly peanuts, treenuts, shellfish, fish, milk, and soy), medications, insect venom, and environmental allergens. Rare causes include exercise, anesthesia, and...

Ragweed Season Sep 29th, 2020

We are well into fall allergies in Dallas, and that means ragweed pollen levels are high. Ragweed is the most common weed causing allergy symptoms, affecting more than 23 million Americans. It can begin pollinating as early as July in some states, but typically appears in mid-August, and peaks in...