How Allergy Shots Help Fight Allergens

Cedar season is still a few months away, but allergy sufferers know that environmental allergies can be just as debilitating. Dr. Kelly H. SimpsonAllergy and Asthma physician at ARC Cedar Park Medical Plaza and ARC Far West Medical Tower, recently discussed using allergy shots as a solution to environmental allergies.

In this podcast from a recent ARC Healthcare Minute, Dr. Simpson explains the science behind allergy shots. She says, “Allergy shots are a type of immunotherapy that builds the body’s tolerance to an allergen like cedar or mold. The treatment involves injections of gradually increasing doses of the allergen.”

Dr. Simpson adds, “Allergy shots can offer you long-term relief from symptoms even after treatment stops.”

If you want to find out if allergy shots will work for your allergies, you can make an appointment with Dr. Simpson for evaluation. Call

    • ARC Cedar Park Medical Plaza
    • ARC Far West Medical Tower

Or go online to make an appointment.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on some weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am. You can also listen to past podcasts on the ARC website at ARC Healthcare Minute.

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