Dr. Menachof, MD, has specialized in conditions around the head, throat, ear, nose, neck and face for over 20 years, and was the first to bring sublingual allergy drops to Colorado in 2005. He has been recognized as a Fellow by multiple academies, named one of America’s Top Facial Plastic Surgeons continually since 2003 and is featured in multiple national publications.
When you’re trying to discover or manage allergies, you want the most reliable information possible. With so much out there on the internet, it can be tough to know where to find the trustworthy resources you need.
If you’re suffering from symptoms and want more info on seasonal allergies, household allergies, or food allergies, check out these quality websites below.
Fare-Food Allergy Research & Education
A ton of great information related to food allergies can be found on this site, from guidance for the newly-diagnosed, to important details on food allergies of all kinds. Kids, parents, teens and adults can all find useful info on dealing with allergies or sensitivities in schools, camps, restaurants, etc., including laws and regulations, research, and advocacy resources. FARE also offers plenty of social and emotional support for those with food allergies, such as newsletters, blogs, alerts, and social media connections.
Kids With Food Allergies
This website isn’t just for kids! There’s lots of important basic information about living with a food allergy, along with helpful tips on diet, anaphylaxis, and allergen avoidance. Get access to research, blogs, and even travel cards with an explanation of your allergen and potential foods to watch for. You can also search from over 1200 recipes to find allergy-free meal options, and watch webinars to get important caregiver info.
The American College Of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Along with lots of comprehensive allergy information, the ACAAI website has a great overview of the top 8 food allergens including triggers, testing, management, and treatment. The helpful section on prevention also gives excellent guidance about how to avoid exposure to food allergies, and how to respond in case of allergic reaction.
The American Academy Of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
This website covers a broad range of food-related sensitivities and disorders, including food allergies, food intolerance, Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES), and Oral allergy syndrome (OAS). The site helps children learn and increase awareness through interactive games with products that contain different allergies. You can access info on symptoms, diagnoses, management, and treatment, along with recipes, videos, and more. Download an Anaphylaxis Action Plan and Anaphylaxis wallet card from the website to stay prepared for any severe allergic reactions.
The AllergyHome website gives you access to the Living Confidently with Food Allergy Handbook, a practical, helpful resource. This guide was written by pediatric allergists and psychologists to provide a comprehensive tool for children, families, schools and other caregivers who need reliable information on food allergies. The focus of the website is your child’s safety in their community, with info on training, tests, policies, and more.
Allergy & Asthma Network
This is one of the more comprehensive websites, with detailed pages and information on all allergy types including food, home, and seasonal allergies. Each allergy trigger can be explored in detail. One helpful highlight of the site is a breakdown on Epinephrine treatments for anaphylaxis, including ideas to reduce costs and what to do if you can’t afford Epinephrine.
Allergic Living curates relevant articles on allergy research, management, diagnosis and treatment. The website has plenty of categories, from indoor and outdoor allergies to food, asthma, and celiac disease, but it’s easy to search and always brings up the most current topics and latest research in each category. The travel and dining page is a helpful resource to visit before traveling with serious allergies. Plenty of recipes and resources to pull from here too!
Advanced ENT & Allergy Center
Advanced ENT & Allergy focuses on allergies as the root cause of many frustrating symptoms and conditions, with lots of detail on triggers, reactions, and treatments. There are individual pages dedicated to each symptom which helps patients understand what they are experiencing and determine whether allergies are the cause. Remote allergy treatment and home testing are also valuable and practical offerings through AENT. Learn more about easy at-home testing and treatments, or book a consultation with our allergy specialists to get started today.