Cold vs. Allergy

Cold vs. Allergy

We are often asked how to distinguish between symptoms caused by allergies or a common cold. While they share common symptoms of respiratory inflammation, such as congestion, sneezing, coughing and headache, allergies and colds have some distinguishing...
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease (LPRD)

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease (LPRD)

Heartburn is the most common symptom associated with acid reflux. But did you know there are many other symptoms that can be caused by reflux? “Silent reflux” can cause symptoms such as: a lump sensation in the throat a hoarse or raspy voice difficulty swallowing a...
Back to School with Food Allergies

Back to School with Food Allergies

Back to school is an exciting event in a child’s life!  When a child has food allergies, it can make the process a bit more stressful.  It is important for the caregivers to get organized and make sure that their school is on top of anaphylaxis prevention...
Alexander Fleming and Penicillin

Alexander Fleming and Penicillin

Image: Sir Alexander Fleming, (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist who discovered Penicillin. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images) Did you know Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin on...
Cold vs. Allergies

Cold vs. Allergies

Do you think you have a cold?  There’s a chance it could be allergies.  It can sometimes be difficult to know the difference between the two, especially during seasonal changes and let’s not forget the fact that school is back in session and our children...
SLIT (Sublingual Immunotherapy)

SLIT (Sublingual Immunotherapy)

When you have allergies, you want to know your options.  At Michigan ENT and Allergy, we are up to date on the most current allergy treatment. Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) is an alternative way to treat allergies without injections. Yes, you read this right,...