Are Allergy Shots Effective? –

1390242046-AnesthesiaNeedleCoughing, sneezing, itchy eyes.  Can an allergy shot really be the answer?

Allergy shots or allergen immunotherapy is a method in which small amounts of allergens are introduced into the body to stimulate the immune system against the specific allergen without causing a full allergic reaction. This allows the body to get used to the specific allergen so that the next time when the body is exposed to the allergen, it causes less severe or very few allergic symptoms. Thus it is a way to reduce the sensitivity of the body towards allergens to provide long-term relief from allergic responses.

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