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Melatonin And Immune Function: Some Light On The Subject

posted in COVID-19

Last month, one of my patients who has an immunodeficiency said she takes melatonin and asked me if there is a beneficial effect of melatonin on the immune system.  The subject came up a few weeks later—around October 1st–in the media when melatonin was mentioned as part of a certain individual’s initial treatment for COVID-19.  […]

Back to Immunotherapy: Getting Ready for Next Year

posted in Allergies, Immunotherapy

Ragweed season traditionally starts in the Chicago area around August 10th because the ragweed plant pollinates according to the light/dark cycle.  The peak ragweed counts occur in the last week of August and first half of September.  As I’m seeing patients over the past two weeks who have uncontrolled symptoms from ragweed allergy, I look […]