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The Podcast for People with Allergies & Sinus Issues




Why Early Introduction to Allergenic Foods is Important

Dr. Savannah Sommerhalder leads a discussion about how and why introducing high allergy risk foods to your child early is important.


Why Allergy Drops Are Becoming the Top Choice for Allergy Treatment

Allergy drops are gaining in popularity. Dr. Overstreet from Aspire Allergy & Sinus explains why they're gaining popularity among allergy sufferers nationwide.


What Causes A Person To Develop Allergies

More than 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies, and can develop at any point in a person's life. Dr. Eric Schmitt from Aspire Allergy & Sinus discusses what causes a person to develop allergies and what to do about it.


How Does Someone Know If They Have Allergies Or A Sinus Issue

Allergies can increase sinus symptoms and make it hard to tell what's causing the problem. Here we'll dive into some common symptoms of sinus irregularity and what to do about it.


Allergy Treatment Imperative in Preventing and Treating Asthma in Kids

Untreated allergies can make asthma worse by causing inflammation in the lungs that can lead to an asthma attack. The same allergens that trigger allergy flares—like dust mites, pollen, mold, and pet dander—can also trigger an asthma attack, which is why it's important to get allergies under control sooner than later.


Do You Still Believe These Allergy Myths

Dr. Richard Wachs discusses and debunks common allergy myths.

Why Are My Allergies Worse In The Morning

Dr. Savannah Sommerhalder discusses morning allergies, and why they are more severe than other times of the day, as well as ways to help alleviate these symptoms.

Antihistamines Are Not The Allergy Solution You Think They Are

Dr. Chris Thompson offers different methods to combat allergies, aside from typical antihistamines.


Food Allergies in Children are Increasing - But There are Options

Dr. Mireku discusses the increase of food allergies in children and the different options parents have in response and prevention of food allergies.


What Allergy Treatment Is Right For Me

Dr. Overstreet discusses different types of allergy treatment and how to determine which is best for you.



Dr. Fulmer discusses Sinusitis and shares signs, symptoms, and tips for treatment.


The Balloon Sinuplasty Procedure and How it Can Change Your Life

People suffer for years with multiple sinus infections, not being able to fully breathe out of one or both sides of the nose, sinus pressure, and sinus headaches. They think there's not much to be done other than take OTC medications to try and mask the symptoms. Balloon Sinuplasty is a fast and easy, minimally invasive procedure that is performed in the office and gets patients feeling better overall with minimal down time. Dr. Suresh Raja discusses the procedure, who is a candidate, and shares some success stories.


Oral Immunotherapy Gives Hope to Those with Food Allergies

Oral Immunotherapy, known as OIT, gives people, mostly kids, the ability to become turn foods that were once life-threatening into some of their favorites. Imagine a child who was never allowed to freely go trick-or-treating be able to dive in to their stash on Halloween night with no issues? Or a child who always had to bring their own food to the birthday party finally be able to join in with the others without being isolated? Stacy Silvers, MD, shares what OIT can do by slowly introducing tiny amounts of the food into the body over the course of 6-8 months.


Chronic Cough and How It Relates to Allergies

William Storms, MD, discusses chronic cough and how it might be connected to allergies. He shares the best way to discover what's triggering chronic cough and treatment options.


Untreated Allergies in Kids

When allergies are left untreated, the result comes in the form of sinus infections, ear infections, and sometimes chest infections. This not only impacts kids' school and work attendance, but also performance. Dr. Kirk Waibel discusses the various health impacts untreated allergies have, as well as how they can lead to both unproductive behavior in the classroom and unforeseen costs.


The Procedure That Can Eliminate Your Allergies in Just 8 Weeks

ExACT Immunoplasty is perfect for the person who can't remember to take their allergy drops every day or can't make their schedule work to come in every week for an allergy shot. Chris Thompson, MD, discusses how the therapy works and who is the best candidate for this treatment option.