The sensitized patient is overreacting to stimuli. A patient with allergies may be reacting to pollens, pet danders, molds, pollens, dust mites, foods, latex, medications, metals and other substances.
Techniques have been developed over the past 75 years to reduce sensitivity.
We provide you with choices for several types of desensitization:
Medications can truly help with symptom control and are frequently used early on while developing improved tolerance through desensitization. At times medications are absolutely essential and life-saving. Not all patients can be desensitized and some must always carry emergency treatment with them and seek extremely clean environments and safe food choices. Allergy problems in certain patients can be very complex and may need more extended evaluations and treatment.
While not all patients respond favorably, adhering to the principles outlined maximizes your chance of doing well.