Allergy Treatment

Specialized treatments for ragweed and grass pollen, breathed in allergies, food allergies, and food sensitivities

LDA Treatment

Low dose allergen immunotherapy

LDA is used to treat food allergies, food sensitivities, chemical sensitivies, and inhaled allergens (pollen, dust, mites, etc.). 

What are the benefits?

  • Long lasting effects
  • Wide range of allergies treated
  • Quick results!

How does it work? 

Every 2 months, a provider will give you one injection of the treatment. It typically takes 16-18 injections before reaching immunity, however this varies from patient to patient depending on the severity. 

The overall response rate is approximately 65-95%! If you’d like to learn more about LDA, click the button below. 

Interested in LDA Treatments? Ask your provider or book a call with us!

SLIT Treatment

Sublingual (under the tongue) Immunotherapy

SLIT is used to treat grass and ragweed pollen allergens. Along with inhaled allergens (pollen, dust, mites, etc.).

What are the benefits?

  • Drops customized for you 
  • Convenient home dosing
  • Studies have shown it significantly reduces allergy symptoms

     

How does it work? 

Patient takes drops under their tongue daily. During the first four months, the escalation phase, the dosage gradually increases. After that, the maintenance phase involves the same dose of drops each day. 

Interested in SLIT Treatments? Ask your provider or book a call with us!

FAQ's

Our Nurse Practitioners, Beth Galan and Carolyn Gillespie, specialize in both LDA and SLIT. If you’d like to learn more, ask your Five Journeys provider and they’ll help determine if you’re a good fit for the treatment. 

No the allergy treatment is not covered by insurance.

 

Yes, you do! You will have to see a Five Journeys provider in order to receive allergy treatment. 

Your provider will order tests to determine what you’re allergic to. Then, they’ll go from there to see if you’re a good candidate for the treatment(s).