Help them know for sure
It's a frequent misunderstanding that allergies only appear in young children. Although the onset of allergy symptoms is less common later in life, many nevertheless deal with them owing to the persistence of an allergy as we get older. Veritas Healthcare provides food and environmental allergy testing to the Los Angeles area businesses, schools, and retirement communities.
An allergy blood test analyzes your blood's molecule called immunoglobulin E (IgE). IgE is an antibody that your body manufactures. If you have allergies, you may have more IgE in your blood than normal. Allergies are a common, long-term disorder that involves your immune system. Your immune system produces antibodies to combat pathogens like bacteria and viruses. In the case of allergies, the body's defense mechanisms mistakenly identify typically safe things like pollen or peanuts as harmful invaders. So to resist the "danger," your immune system creates IgE antibodies. This is what causes your allergy symptoms.
On the other hand, allergens are generally harmless chemicals that might trigger allergic reactions. To name a few examples of allergens: pollens, dust, and molds, as well as animal dander. And then there are other foods, like almonds and seafood. As is the case of some drugs like penicillin. Allergy symptoms vary by ones sensitivity. They can range from itchy and sneezing to asthma or a life-threatening situation like anaphylactic shock.
Identify the Triggers
Our sinuses might get clogged with mucus and other debris if we don't address our allergies. Allergies, if left untreated, can cause inflammation and infection. In addition, common colds and sinus infections can become chronic, leading to more severe concerns like asthma or structural sinus problems requiring surgical intervention. Chronic allergy problems can severely impact a person's amount and quality of sleep. Sleep problems, such as insomnia, can develop from difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep that continue over time. The second element is that it might impair the quality of your sleep. When you don't get enough quality sleep over a period of time, your body and mind start to show it in your daily performance.
No amount of coffee or energy drinks can replace quality shut-eye for restoring mental and physical acuity. The stresses of work, school, and everyday life can take a toll on anyone's mental health, so adding exhaustion to the mix can have disastrous consequences. Including allergies, issues like persistent tiredness, poor sleep quality, and lack of attention can worsen if left untreated. Memory issues and a lack of productivity can put you in a tough place and generate worry and anxiety. As a result, we believe that alleviating allergy symptoms is one of the best methods to improve one's quality of life. Conversely, neglecting to treat your allergies at their source can lead to various unpleasant and sometimes debilitating complications.
Veritas Healthcare allows your employees to get food and environmental allergy tests in addition to your wellness screening.
This would be an additional cost to the employee that could be managed through their insurance depending on their level of care. When you bring one of our wellness programs to your business, we want to ensure your employees get all the tests they need or want to be done. Allergies are a nuisance that is often ignored and treated without knowing what exactly is causing their allergies. By offering this service, we can help you and your employees fully understand, treat, and avoid your specific allergens.
Allergies are annoying at a minimum, but they can cause serious issues if left untreated. Knowing exactly what triggers allergies and finding ways to prevent them are your best course of action to keep your team healthy. With Veritas Healthcare, we ensure you get your allergy testing results as quickly as possible. Contact us today to learn more about allergy testing.
Don't Leave Them Untreated
You will want to stop taking anything containing antihistamines for at least a week prior to your test.
Depending on your employees' insurance plans, it may be partially or fully covered. The person being tested will be responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses.
Trusted and Secure
Veritas Healthcare is a leader in the field of medical technology. Through our app, patients can register and schedule their appointments. This allows the app to manage the scheduling, leaving your human resources department free to continue with their day-to-day work. Once registered, patients have full self-service and secure access to their results and any other protected information. Through telehealth sessions, we can discuss your results and refer you to a doctor or specialists if needed.
Veritas Healthcare provides aggregated data back to the company in the form of easy-to-understand charts and data, which will include the total employees registered and a company wellness snapshot, including the number of people whose weight and cholesterol are outside of healthy levels. Our app allows companies to identify health issues and implement healthcare and wellness plans to avoid serious interruptions due to preventable illnesses.
Contact Veritas Healthcare today!
We believe in being vigilant when it comes to the health of those we love. Early testing, detection, and vaccinations can give us ways to fight back against viruses, cancers, and other illnesses that can interrupt our everyday lives. Veritas Healthcare wants to increase medical access that is beneficial for everyone. Contact Veritas Healthcare to learn more about how mobile health and wellness can benefit you and your people.