Health Tip: Things to Consider Before Allergy Shots
(HealthDay News) -- Allergy shots help ease symptoms for people who have chronic allergies.
The shots contain small amounts of allergens to which the recipient reacts. After repeated exposure to the allergens, the immune system is better able to fight the things that make the person sneeze, wheeze and cough.
The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice about allergy shots: