allergy desensitization


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allergy desensitization

See Desensitization therapy.
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Oral mucosal immunotherapy (OMIT) uses a specially formulated toothpaste to stabilize and deliver allergenic proteins to immunologically active areas of the oral cavity with the greatest potential for allergy desensitization. Success with allergy immunotherapy hinges on consistent exposure of a patient's immune system to gradually 'desensitize' the patient to the specific allergy trigger over time.
She had previously undergone extensive medical treatment and allergy desensitization; decongestants and steroids provided temporary relief.
Immunotherapy, also called allergy desensitization shots, involves injecting small amounts of the allergen to which you are allergic into your body.
It took a few years to "bootstrap" the company, but Natural Ophthalmics' eight products--including eye drops specifically for men and women, allergy desensitization and cataracts--are now available through 400 doctors as sales grew 40 percent in 2007.

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