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James Thompson, MD

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Ragweed Season: Seven tips on how to get through it

Ragweed season began last week. Were you already prepared for it by following my advice from an earlier posting (first reference below)? If not don’t worry, you can immediately take some steps to get through the rest of this season. First let’s review what ragweed is, where you find it, and when it starts and stops.     What... Read moreChevron
posted 08/20/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Sublingual Immunotherapy: Three Products Recently Approved for Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis

  Over twenty million people in America suffer from allergic rhinitis (hay fever) skyrocketing healthcare expenditures to billions of dollars, when you add in the expenses of medications, treatments and missed days of work or school. Of course, avoiding outdoor allergens is next to impossible but many steps may be taken to eliminate or... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

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Non-Allergic Rhinitis: A Rebel without a Cause? Not Really

  Have you ever thought being told “You are not allergic.” would be disappointing news? About forty percent of adults allergy tested to environmental triggers turn out not to have any. Many of them highly suspect they are allergic and are mentally prepared to get confirmation when they come to my office. I almost feel sorry that... Read moreChevron
posted 06/27/2014, comments (0)|
Kathi  MacNaughton

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Coping With Chronic Nasal Allergy - Maintaining Your Energy & Positive Mood

Let's face it -- dealing with nasal allergies (and related symptoms) is no joke. As I sit here typing this post, my nose is running, my eyes are tearing and a sneezing fit is grabbing me at least once every hour or so. And yes, I am taking my allergy medicine. But it's a hot, windy day here in Boise, Idaho, and those are prime conditions for a... Read moreChevron
posted 06/06/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Pollen Allergy: The Dynamic Duo of Spring and Summer

It seemed as if summer would never get here. Like an uninvited guest, Old Man Winter stuck around well into spring, but for those of us in the northern states, happy days are here again. The days are warmer, brighter and longer, yet more than 30 million Americans have a bittersweet feeling about this time of year. This is when pollen and mold... Read moreChevron
posted 05/30/2014, comments (0)|

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