Weighing the risks of OIT

Weighing the risks of OIT

So you’ve heard about OIT (Oral Immunotherapy), and now you’re curious about the risk factors. You may have heard that there is no risk involved with OIT, or you may have been told the opposite: that in your case, OIT is too risky to attempt. With so much information...

Hackberry/Sugarberry (Celtis laevigata, C. occidentalis) By: H. Wayne Shew, Ph.D. NAB Certified Pollen Counter AAAC Collection Station—Birmingham, Alabama The genus Celtis is a member of the Cannabaceae (hemp) family.  This is a small family of flowering plants with...
Oral Allergy Syndrome

Oral Allergy Syndrome

Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) (Pollen and Food Allergies) By: H. Wayne Shew, Ph.D.NAB Certified Pollen CounterAAAC Collection Station—Birmingham, Alabama Considerably more than 100 foods have been identified as causing food allergies, but there are a limited number of...