Educational Resources

Home Sleep Test Information

Your doctor may order a home sleep test for you in order to properly diagnose sleep issues. If you are scheduled to have your home sleep test (HST) completed at MLA, you will meet with a member of the team to learn about how to use the HST device.

Oral Allergy Syndrome

This infographic below will show you what types of fruits, vegetables, nuts and other foods are associated with which types of pollens and may help identify foods that trigger an allergic reaction.

Asthma Control Test

The Asthma Control Test™ is a quick test for people with asthma 12 years or older. It provides a numerical score to help assess asthma control.

Sleep Hygiene

Below are some essentials of good sleep habits. Many of these points will seem like common sense. But it is surprising how many of these important points are ignored by many of us.

Pollen Allergy

Hay fever (Allergic Rhinitis) is the most common of the allergic diseases and refers to seasonal nasal symptoms that are due to pollens.

Mold Allergy

If you have a respiratory mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you breathe in mold spores. This reaction triggers a cascade of reactions that lead to allergy symptoms.

Food Allergy

Although many people have bad reactions to certain foods, a true food allergy – a reaction triggered by the immune system – isn’t as common as you might think.

Dust Mite Allergy

Dust mites are the most common cause of allergy from house dust. There may be as many as 19,000 dust mites in one gram of dust, but usually between 100 to 500 mites live in each gram.

Animal Allergy

Household pets are the most common source of allergic reactions to animals. 15-30% of people with allergies have an allergy to dogs, cats, or other animals.