Do allergy shots work for children - Family allergy and Asthma

Do Allergy Shots Work for Children?

Per the American Academy of Pediatrics, age is not a barrier to skin testing – even infants can benefit.  Children can also receive allergy shots.  The age in which shots may be recommended to young children is done on a case-by-case basis.  While there has been some disagreement in the medical community about the role

How do allergy shots work - Family Allergy and Asthma

How Do Allergy Shots Work?

What Are Allergy Shots? Immunotherapy, more commonly referred to as allergy shots, are not a medication, but rather a more natural approach to increasing your tolerance to the allergens in which you are allergic. Once you have been allergy tested, our allergists may recommend allergy shots based on your diagnosis. Are Allergy Shots Effective? According

New Offices Opening in Columbus, IN, Newport and London, KY

We are excited to announce that we will be opening new offices in both Columbus, Indiana and Newport, Kentucky in late-March, 2014. Both locations will offer allergy shots on-site. More information will be made available as we get closer to opening. We will be opening an office in London, KY in late-April, 2014. For more

Choosing Insurance from the Health Exchange

If you are currently looking for coverage on the Kentucky healthcare exchange (kynect), please be advised that Family Allergy & Asthma is in-network with all but one of the five health insurance products offered on the exchange. We are not a participating provider with Humana Kentuckiana/Louisville HMOx. If you are currently a patient and wish

Explaining the Cause of Asthma

Asthma is a Chronic Lung Disease Asthma is a disease that affects the airways in your lungs.  If you have asthma, the lining of your airways are swollen and inflamed all the time. This makes your airways more likely to be bothered by allergens or other things such as smoke, stress, exercise or cold air. These triggers