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Diamondgirl

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Itchy Rash

so after countless nights of suffering from this ridiculous itchy rash, i decided to go online and see if I could find anything that seemed to describe what i've been experiencing, which let me to this forum.  Message after message showed me that I am no alone and that noone has found a "cure" as of yet.  So heres what Im doing right now... Read moreChevron
posted 09/06/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Tips on How to Get Through Ragweed Season

Ragweed season began in early August. Were you prepared for it? 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 the season starts and stops.    What is ragweed? Ragweed is a plant found throughout the US, but is... Read moreChevron
posted 08/20/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

Three New Allergy Products Hit the Market

Over 20 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 reduce exposure... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
James Thompson, MD

James Thompson, MD, Health Pro

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Board Certified Allergist and Asthma Specialist

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

Kathi MacNaughton, Health Pro

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Living with Asthma

How to Cope with Chronic Nasal Allergies

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)|

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