Also referred to as aeatopy, allergy is an immune system disorder affecting 1 in 3 people. Itching of eyes, running of nose, sneezing, vomiting,etc are all examples of allergies. Allergies can at be really got rid of on their own.
But there are various treatments and natural remedies to prevent symptoms of allergies and also cure a person of allergies. Certain food items, dust, pollen or vegetables cause allergic reactions in our body and these are known as allergens.
Atopic Dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis is the first sign of allergies, seen in children during infancy. It is also referred to as eczema. Red rashes and itching due to scratches are the main symptoms.
Food Allergies: There is no fixed age for this type of allergy. Hives, swelling, itching are the symptoms. They start appearing within a few hours or a few minutes after having a particular food. Nausea, vomiting. Stomach aches, diarrhea, sneezing are the other symptoms.
Nasal Allergies: Symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose and eyes and nasal congestion.
Asthma: It occurs in 8 % of all people and can occur at any age. Males in pre-teen years and females in their teens experience this kind of allergy. Sometimes symptoms may also appear in an infant. These symptoms are coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness.
Preventing allergies from occurring is the best possible way of treating allergies. But it is always not possible to be spared from the attack of allergies by prevention. So, many patients are in an urgent need of medical practitioners to be thoroughly checked and cured of allergies. Immunotherapy is an excellent way to treat allergies.
During the summer, more and more people are exposed to the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Consequently, they develop allergies in the form of red rashes known as hives. Other form of this type of allergy include itching and burning.
Therefore it is always advisable to use cosmetics like sunblocks and sunscreens before venturing outdoors. However one must consult a dermatologist in these cases if it is severe. Allergies are very common and is a routine problem in our daily lives.