• 07 JUN 16

    Is There A Link Between Maternal Air Pollutant Exposure and Birth Defects?

    Air pollutants, like carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), ozone (O3), and sulfur dioxide (SO2), can be hard to avoid in a major metropolitan areas like Phoenix. Although seemingly harmless, these pollutants can have a detrimental effect on a person’s overall health; the most at-risk group being pregnant women. The team at The Allergy and

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    • 07 JUN 16

    Addressing Low Thyroid Problems in Allergy Treatment

    Functional medicine is an important part of just about every medical field. Using a holistic approach to care, ensures patients are healthy in every aspect of his or her body. At The Allergy and Environmental Treatment Center, LLC, we believe in using an all-encompassing approach to applying treatment, investigating the health of every patient’s immune

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    • 07 JUN 16
    6 Strategies to Target Eczema Triggers

    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. While there is no cure for eczema, the professionals at The Allergy and Environmental Treatment Center, LLC have

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    • 07 JUN 16

    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. Some might say that their allergies have improved while others will have the opposite effect. Unfortunately, Arizona is

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    • 07 JUN 16
    You Are What You Absorb

    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. Or at least that’s what naturopathic physician, Valerie Ferdinand says. In her article, “How Digestive Enzymes Support a Healthy Lifestyle,” Ferdinand

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    • 07 JUN 16
    Allergy Symptoms Could Impair Your Driving

    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. In the July issue of Allergy, the study reveals that the researchers began their study after reading reports that hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is linked

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    • 07 JUN 16

    Altering Sterilization Processes in Healthcare Settings

    In February 2013, the University of Chicago opened it’s new hospital pavilion, reforming a new standard of healthcare quality. The Environmental Health Perspectives, a peer-reviewed open access journal, was quick to analyze what everyone else was talking about: the pristine appearance absolutely devoid of microbial life. At The Allergy and Environmental Treatment Center, LLC, we

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    • 07 JUN 16
    Join the Plastic Free July Campaign!

    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. According to reports, “Consumer goods companies are costing the environment $75 billion per year through their

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    • 07 JUN 16

    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. Grass and weed allergies are at their peak during the summer months. They produce allergenic pollens that trigger some of the most aggravating allergy symptoms. In the United States,

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