February 25, 2016
by Dr. Jeremiah Bivins
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Throwback Thursday: “Insanity”!

Who remembers Shaun T’s Insanity® DVD set released back in 2009? Now who tried and who completed the entire set? Bored with my early morning fitness routines, I recently started working through this DVD set with a good friend after finding these … Continue reading

February 22, 2016
by Dr. Jeana S. Bush
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Spring Allergies: Don’t Let Them Ruin Your Cherry Blossom Festival This Year!

Spring can be one of the worst times of year for allergy sufferers due to warm, wet weather and high tree pollen counts. Pollen allergy leads to sneezing, itching, watery eyes, drippy noses, congestion, coughing and wheezing. Many allergy sufferers choose … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
by Dr. John Overholt
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Why Can’t I Give My Allergy Shots At Home?

  Immunotherapy should be administered in a setting that permits the prompt recognition and management of adverse reactions. The preferred location for such administration is the prescribing physician’s office. However, patients can receive immunotherapy injections at another health care facility … Continue reading

June 3, 2015
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Summertime allergies

Spring is over. Summer is here! For many people with springtime allergies, this is a relief. Unfortunately, the summer offers allergy issues of its own. While tree pollen is mostly gone, grass pollen is here and can cause all the … Continue reading

May 19, 2015
by Dr. John Overholt
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Should Children With Asthma Be Tested For Peanut Allergy?

During the recent American Thoracic Society meeting a study was presented that has caused a bit of a stir in the press. Headlines have included: “Many children with asthma have reaction to peanuts but don’t know it,” “The connection between … Continue reading

September 4, 2014
by Dr. John Overholt
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Ragweed Allergy and the New Ragweed Tablet

Fall in Tennessee means ragweed pollen season is upon us. Next to tree pollen in the springtime, ragweed is the outdoor allergen that causes the most acute misery in our area. Treatment options for ragweed allergy, just like other allergies, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Back to School with Food Allergies

It’s that time of year again, when we pack our children’s backpacks and start a new school year. For parents of children with food allergies it can be a particularly stressful time, as they worry about their children having a … Continue reading

June 20, 2014
by Dr. John Overholt
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Local Honey for Allergies: Sweet Relief or Just Sweet?

Local honey is very tasty. I love it on a bagel with peanut butter or in a good marinade. But should it be on your menu of allergy treatments, too? The notion that local honey can be utilized to treat … Continue reading

April 16, 2014
by Dr. Megan Stauffer
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Stress and Allergies

We all know stress isn’t good for our health. It increases the risk of developing high blood pressure and diabetes and contributes to increased levels of anxiety and depression. Now a study in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows … Continue reading