• Pet Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Precautions

    Pet Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Precautions

    Allergic reactions are those reactions in body which are triggered by some kind of foreign moleclus especially proteinacoeus in nature known as "allergens". Some pets like dogs and cats have such allergens in their skin, saliva and in urine which can lead to allergic reactions in people. Casues Skin dander is the common allergen which attaches to the pet hair and therefore when pet shed hairs, allergens are transferred from pets to people. Dogs with long hair have more chances to spread allergic reaction. But such allergic......

  • What are you allergic to?

    What are you allergic to?

    Allergic reactions are those reactions when your immune system reacts abnormally to different foreign substances which are usually harmless to your body such as pollen grains, animal hair or any kind of food. Reports says that nearly 20% of U.S citizens show allergic reactions. These reactions can be mild in some cases, where in some may cause severe conditions. Here are few examples of some common allergens that usually cause allergic reactions in human body. Pollen grains Pollen from trees, grasses, weeds and some flowers are capable to...

  • Allergies, how it happen and prevention in today's life

    Allergies, how it happen and prevention in today's life

    Allergies occur in an individual when body’s immune defense system over-react to presence of allergen in body. On exposure to an allergen, the body responds putting a blockage to the allergen presence. This triggers an immune response in the body to rescue body from the presence of allergen. An Antibody called IgE (immunoglobulin E), is produced as a reaction that attaches to the surface of mast cells. The attachment of IgE to mast cells causes the release of various substances, including histamine, which cause......

  •  What is Shell Fish allergy?

    What is Shell Fish allergy?

    A food allergy occurs when body immune system show hypersensitivity to specific foods. Example of some common food allergens are egg, milk, shellfish, peanut, soya, meat and meat products. And all food allergy are caused by an immune system overreaction.When a person suffers from “Shellfish Allergy”, their immune system identifies certain shellfish proteins as harmful allergens triggering the production of antibodies which then fight against these foreign particles. These antibody-antigen reactions result your immune system to release....

  • Oral Allergy syndrome

    Oral Allergy syndrome

    Oral Allergy Syndrome(OAS) also known as Pollen Food Syndrome (PFS) usually occurs in people who are allergic to pollen from trees, grasses or weeds. It can also be defined as a type of food allergy classified by cluster of allergic reaction in the mouth in response to eating certain fruits, nuts and vegetables that typically develop in adult’s hay fever sufferers.Before understanding the meaning of Oral Allergy Syndrome,let’s know what is Hay fever?Hay fever also known as allergic rhinitis is caused by allergic response to airborne......


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