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Why Do I Break Out When I Wear Jewelry?

Your jewelry is a fashion statement. But if you have a metal allergy, it can also be the source of bothersome rash breakouts. Metals like nickel can cause itchy, painful rashes, and it’s time to find a treatment to stop the irritation.
Oct 1st, 2022

Am I a Candidate for Immunotherapy?

Are you tired of suffering with severe allergy symptoms? Bothered by allergy medications that don’t make a difference? It’s time to learn more about immunotherapy, a safe treatment that tackles the cause of your allergies to provide lasting relief.
Sep 1st, 2022

I Break Out in Hives When I Eat Nuts: Am I Allergic?

Have you noticed itchy, red welts appearing on your skin? Hives are a common symptom of mild food allergies, including peanut and tree nut allergies. Learn the signs of a nut allergy and what to do if you think you or your child might have one.
Aug 1st, 2022

The Many Types of Eczema

Eczema causes itchy, dry, irritated skin and is one of the most common skin conditions among babies, children, and adults. But did you know there’s more than one type? From atopic dermatitis to dandruff, learn about the types of eczema here.
Jun 1st, 2022

Signs You Have a Jewelry Allergy

Wearing jewelry is a fun way to accessorize, but fashion jewelry often contains nickel — and it could be the cause of itchy, red rashes on your skin. Learn the signs of a nickel allergy and how to relieve your symptoms here.
May 1st, 2022

Can Immunotherapy Cure My Allergies?

Are you tired of living with severe allergy symptoms that don’t go away? Learn more about allergy immunotherapy. Also called allergy shots, immunotherapy can reduce your body’s reaction to allergens and lessen or eliminate allergy symptoms.
Apr 1st, 2022

The Most Common Spring Allergies in Arizona

Arizona is known for its dry desert climate, but that doesn’t mean residents are free from spring allergies. Learn the common symptoms of seasonal allergies and which allergens are most common in the Grand Canyon State during springtime.
Mar 1st, 2022

Stress and Eczema: What’s the Connection?

Well-known eczema triggers include things like harsh soaps, temperature changes, and allergens. But did you know that one of the biggest triggers is mental stress? Learn how stress could be making your eczema worse — and what you can do about it.
Jan 11th, 2022

What Triggers Eczema?

Eczema is a common condition that causes dry, irritated, itchy skin. Because there’s no cure, managing it starts by identifying your triggers — the environmental irritants that make your eczema flare up. Find out what could be causing your eczema.
Nov 5th, 2021

What Causes Anaphylaxis?

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction. It can be life-threatening if it’s not treated quickly, so it’s important to be prepared. Learn why anaphylaxis happens and what triggers it, and find out if you or a loved one is at risk.
Nov 3rd, 2021

What Causes Anaphylaxis? (Nov 2021)

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction. It can be life-threatening if it’s not treated quickly, so it’s important to be prepared. Learn why anaphylaxis happens and what triggers it, and find out if you or a loved one is at risk.
Nov 1st, 2021

Common Fall Allergies and How to Avoid Them

Seasonal allergies cause itchy eyes, sneezing, and runny noses in the spring — but did you know those bothersome symptoms often come back in the fall? Learn the top fall allergy triggers and how to stay comfortable this season.
Sep 1st, 2021

Can Shampoo Cause an Allergic Reaction?

Your shampoo is supposed to clean your hair and keep your scalp healthy. But if you’ve noticed itchy, irritated skin on your scalp, that shampoo might be doing more harm than good. Learn more about contact dermatitis and shampoo allergies here.
Aug 5th, 2021

Why Skin Testing Is the Best Form of Allergy Testing

Allergies trigger symptoms from bothersome congestion, headaches, coughing, fatigue and itchy eyes to serious medical conditions like anaphylaxis. If you’ve noticed allergy symptoms, it’s time to get allergy testing done. Read on to learn more!
Jul 22nd, 2021

Most Common Food Allergies

Food allergies are common, but did you know that most food-related allergic reactions are triggered by only eight types of food? Click to learn more about the most common food allergies in children and adults and how you can manage your allergies.
Jul 8th, 2021

What Is Immunotherapy and Can It Help With My Allergies?

Allergy symptoms can make life miserable. When medication and trigger avoidance aren’t enough, is there anything else you can try? Immunotherapy — which alters your immune system’s inflammatory response — could be the solution you’ve been seeking.
May 27th, 2021

Options for Allergy Testing and Treatment

Are your allergies putting a damper on your favorite activities? Have you noticed a reaction to something to which you didn’t think you were allergic? In either case, allergy testing could put you on the fast track to treatment.
Apr 1st, 2021

You Are What You Absorb

The quote, “You are what you eat,” means that in order to be healthy, you need to eat good food. Literally speaking, you are not what you eat; rather, you are what you absorb.
Jan 5th, 2021

6 Strategies to Target Eczema Triggers

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a skin rash most common among children, though it can occur at any age. What starts as a red, itchy rash on the skin can be accompanied by asthma and hay fever.
Nov 16th, 2020

6 Allergy Misconceptions

An allergy is an overreaction of the body’s immune system to a foreign protein that is inhaled, ingested, or touched. Symptoms range from coughing and sneezing to itchy eyes and runny nose.
Oct 13th, 2020

Is B12 Deficiency Common In Thyroid Conditions?

Vitamin B12 is essential for the body to produce red blood cells, nerves, and DNA. The water-soluble vitamin also plays a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system.
Sep 10th, 2020

Managing Food Allergies & Diabetes

People with food allergies become unconsciously aware of everything that enters their mouths. The same can be said for people with diabetes who are required to manage their insulin levels each day.
Sep 9th, 2020

Allergy Symptoms Could Impair Your Driving

According to a study conducted in the Netherlands, driving with allergy symptoms such as watery eyes, sneezing, and fatigue is just as dangerous as driving with an impaired blood-alcohol level.
Sep 7th, 2020

Foods That May Help Allergy Symptoms

Arizona doesn’t endure the brutal weather changes transitioning from summer to fall and from fall to winter. However, the temperatures do indeed drop and the air becomes more brisk.
Aug 29th, 2020

Plastic Exposure, Allergies And Asthma In Children

According to a study conducted by researchers at Columbia University, children in the womb exposed to moderate levels of phthalates (plasticizers) had a 72-78% greater chance of developing asthma.
Jul 22nd, 2020

3 Surprising Allergy Triggers

Anyone with allergies knows how important it is to identify allergy triggers, avoid these irritants, and manage symptoms accordingly. Flare-ups that come with a runny nose and itchy eyes seem harmless,...
Jul 20th, 2020

Suspecting Your Child Has Allergies

Food and environmental allergies in children can be very difficult to understand, identify and treat. Medical professionals administering skin-tests run the risk of misdiagnosing what they believe is a food allergy,...
Jul 7th, 2020

Join the Plastic Free July Campaign!

Plastic Free July is a campaign created in Perth, Australia in 2011. The aim is to raise national awareness on reducing the use of plastic in our everyday lives by eliminating single-use plastic services during the month of July.
Jul 1st, 2020

Summer Heightens Grass & Weed Allergy Symptoms

Summer activities should be enjoyed outside, reaping the benefits of the warm months. However, the Arizona heat combined with heightened allergies make for an undesirable recipe.
Jun 8th, 2020

Allergies in Arizona

It is not uncommon to hear that a friend has moved to Phoenix, Arizona to get away from irritating allergy symptoms. People generally think that with less humidity and a drier climate, their environmental allergies will subside.
Jun 7th, 2020

Trick-or-Treating And Food Allergies

Halloween, the holiday dedicated to tomfoolery and treats is undoubtedly a wonderful time for children to explore and have fun with friends. Unfortunately, this time of year can be tough for children with food allergies.
Jun 3rd, 2020

New EpiPen Laws For Schools

At one time, school officials were only permitted to hold EpiPen medication for students prescribed with the auto injector, epinephrine.
Apr 7th, 2020

11 Tips for Better Sleep With Allergies

Providing the most comprehensive testing, diagnosis, and treatment of allergy diseases, Allergy & Environmental Treatment Center, LLC is the leading allergy clinic in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area.
Mar 24th, 2020

Bacteria Strand Could Relieve Food Allergies

According to a combined study by American and Swiss researchers published in the peer-reviewed journal, PNAS, a bacterium called, Clostridia, could cure the worst of food allergies.
Mar 10th, 2020