Dr. Michelle LeBlanc

722 Phosphor Avenue  |  Metairie, Louisiana

504-837-7722

Monthly Archives: July, 2016

When it rains, it pours…with my Allergies!

New Orleans is rated in the top 5 worst cities for seasonal and outdoor allergies. NOLA is also known for our short sun showers or rain storms mid afternoon. It is a common misconception that the rain cleans the air of pollen and dust like it does with the humidity. The rain falling from the… read more

What exactly is an “Allergy”

Allergies are a physiological error in the body. The body reacts negatively to harmless substances, foods or stimuli. The word “allergy” comes from the Greek allos, meaning “other”. It was first used in 1906 to refer to an “altered reaction” in the body’s immune system. An allergic reaction occurs when the body comes in contact… read more