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Allergy Relief Is A Few Shots Away

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

The AAAAI urges seasonal allergy sufferers to consider immunotherapy for allergy relief.

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For seasonal allergy sufferers, the cold winter weather brings much needed relief from watery eyes and runny noses. But with the peak allergy season around the corner, few allergy sufferers find time to relax. Rather than dreading the months ahead, a technique called immunotherapy, or allergy shots, may rid their suffering once and for all.

What is immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is an effective form of treatment aimed at increasing the tolerance to the allergens that trigger a person's allergy symptoms. The treatment is ultimately successful in up to 90% of patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma