Health Tip: Pondering Allergy Shots?

(HealthDay News) -- Allergy shots, also called immunotherapy, can help allergy sufferers control symptoms and find relief.

The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology mentions these factors to consider before you decide to begin the shots:

  • How long allergy season lasts where you live, and how severe your symptoms are.
  • How effective allergy medications have been in preventing your symptoms.
  • Your desire to take allergy medication over the long-term.
  • Your ability to commit to getting the shots and to pay for them.

Related Articles

Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Latex Allergy

What to look for

Continue

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child

Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary

Continue

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Continue