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Blog of David Swender, D.O.

Humidifiers & Indoor Allergies

When people think of seasonal allergies, winter isn’t exactly the first season that comes to mind. Usually it’s the biggest culprits like pollen and ragweed which strike during the warmer months, but cooler weather brings with it a unique set... Read More

The Basics of Influenza

With the arrival of flu season, it’s time to start heading to your local healthcare provider for a flu shot. Not sure if you should get one? Let’s take a look at some common questions surrounding this important topic. Can... Read More

Is Allergen Immunotherapy for Me?

Friends or family may suggest a special treatment called allergen immunotherapy, or allergy shots. For over 100 years, allergy shots have been used with very good efficacy in decreasing symptom severity, reducing the need for medications, and lessening asthma symptoms.... Read More

Ragweed Season Strikes Again

By: David Swender, D.O. Summers are a great time to enjoy the outdoor activities Michigan has to offer. In August, people from around Calhoun County get out to the Fairgrounds for a wonderful week of rides, animals and activities. Unfortunately,... Read More