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Allergy Shots in Peabody MA

An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a normally nonthreatening substance. You can avoid allergic reactions by avoiding the allergens that trigger them. Although, you may not be able to avoid allergens. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, some medications can help to relieve your symptoms. But the best solution is to treat allergy symptoms with immunotherapy allergy shots. It can make your immune system less sensitive to allergens and help to reduce symptoms.

What are Allergy Shots?

Allergy immunotherapy, called as allergy shots, is a long-term process of treatment for certain allergies to reduce the severity of symptoms of allergens. Allergy Immunotherapy increases your tolerance over time to the specific allergens that cause your symptoms. It is the only treatment option that provides long-term relief.

Immunotherapy injections containing the allergens you are sensitive to. Over time, your body builds an immunity to those things and teaches it to tolerate allergens and react less to them. It causes a physical change in your body and is, therefore, more effective than medications.

Tired of not being able to fully enjoy your pets, the outdoors, or certain foods? Immunotherapy adjusts your immune system to the triggers that cause your body to react.

There is good evidence that allergen immunotherapy is effective for the treatment of:

  • Allergic rhinitis

  • Allergic conjunctivitis

  • Asthma

  • Atopic dermatitis

  • Insect allergy

Benefits of Allergy Shots

  • Decreases dependence on oral allergy medication.

  • Decreases long-term costs

  • Treats the underlying cause of allergies, not just the symptoms

  • Can treat multiple allergies at once

  • Provides long-term allergy relief

  • FDA-approved shots for most allergens

  • Long-term safety & efficacy known

  • Typically covered by most insurances

Our doctors can diagnose, manage, and treat allergies. We offer an extensive range of testing. For more information please call us at (978) 594-8980 or contact us online!

Control your allergies, but don’t let them control you! Schedule your consultation with the best doctors in Peabody, MA!

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