Dear Dr. Kagen: My allergist is encouraging me to receive allergen immunotherapy because he says it will probably be beneficial, but I’m skeptical. I’ve talked to people that have received this therapy, and they say the beneficial results only lasted from 1 to 3 years. Plus, their allergic symptoms initially [read more…]
Do you know of anything to use as a decongestant for swollen nasal passages that do not raise blood pressure? I have slightly high bp and can no longer take typical decongestants. However it is almost always difficult for me to breath through my nose lately — not because of [read more…]
Dr. Kagen, I was diagnosed to be severe allergic to dust, dust mite and roaches. I heard a lot that air condition can help you reduce into allergy. Whenever I turn on the air condition in my house or in my car, I feel much worse. What is the possible [read more…]
Sinus is an ancient Roman word that means sewer. We humans have sewers, or sinuses, in our heads to humidify and warm incoming air.