Category: Allergies

FOOD ALLERGIES: A SUBSTITUTE FOR DAIRY PRODUCTS!

Finally, a dream come true.  Who doesn’t love cheesecake?  That wonderfully delicious treat that makes dessert or snack time so special! This indulgent treat does not have dairy, gluten, soy, eggs, or peanuts.  Finally, you can be happy and healthy and stay within your allergy free diet! Look for Daiya cheese and cheesecakes at your ...

A New Alternative to Allergy Treatment: Sublingual Immunotherapy

After diagnosis of inhalant allergies via a scratch or blood test we offer sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT).  SLIT treats the cause of allergy by giving small doses of the allergen to the patient.  SLIT is given as drops under the tongue.  Research shows that when an allergen is presented this way, the immune system learns to ...

Gardener’s Joints Need Love Too

There’s two components to osteoarthritis joint pain. First, is degeneration of the cartilage between the bones and joints and the laxity of the ligaments surrounding the joint. Second, there is an inflammatory component and this causes pain, swelling and deformity. The inflammation is due to hyper-reactivity of the immune system responding to the degenerative changes at ...

Seasonal Allergies

Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is an alternative way to treat allergies without injections. At Hunt Naturopathic Clinic Inc., Dr. Hunt gives a patient small doses of an allergen under the tongue to boost tolerance to the substance and reduce symptoms. Dr. Hunt must first use allergy testing to confirm the patient’s sensitivities. Once this is determined, ...