desensitization therapy

desensitization therapy

Allergy desensitization, immunotherapy Immunology Stimulation of the immune system with gradual ↑ doses of the substances to which a person is allergic–to modify or stop allergic responses, ↓ IgE and its effect on the mast cells; DT is used for allergies to pollen, mites, cats, stinging insects–eg, bees, hornets, yellowjackets, wasps, velvet ants, fire ants
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They offer traditional therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapies, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, eye movement desensitization therapy and many more, as well as holistic therapies such as yoga, acupuncture, tai chi, art therapy, meditation and adventure-based therapies.
sup][3],[4] The causative drug was discontinued permanently or re-administrated after desensitization therapy.
Even though desensitization therapy can be used for prophylaxis, it is of use only in professional beekeepers who are regularly exposed and a higher risk of stinging.
Award open procedure performed by using IT systems for the supply of two-year vaccines for specific immunotherapy for Hymenoptera venoms and for desensitization therapy for latex for healthcare in the region of Tuscany, for the period 01/08/2014 - 31/07/2016.
Aspirin desensitization therapy followed by daily aspirin has been effective in treating the upper and lower respiratory symptoms associated with Samter triad.
Desensitization therapy for peanut allergy can significantly improve the life of children with a peanut allergy and allow them to eventually consume peanuts.
Hence, there is no role for allergy testing and desensitization therapy.
In principle, desensitization therapy using these three peptides (proteins) is a plausible approach to therapeutics development," said Anderson.
He has also used hot baths, desensitization therapy, transcutaneous nerve stimulation (applying electrical impulses to the nerve endings), and medications to help relieve the pain.
It's the first so-called desensitization therapy to use ant venom, says Simon G.
The gradual introduction of specific challenge strategies can be very beneficial, but it's important not to confuse this strategy with systematic desensitization therapy.
This new finding that patients with relapsing candidal vaginitis have a local allergic response as reflected by the presence of immunoglobulin in their vaginal fluid raises the intriguing possibility that they might benefit from desensitization therapy Dr.