Skin Allergies: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Allergies are hypersensitive reactions of the immune system to ordinarily harmless substances. These substances known as allergens are deemed harmful by the body’s defence mechanism causing it to overreact upon exposure. There are several allergens people react to most times. But generally, the common allergens include dust mites, pollen, moulds, animal proteins, foods, and medications. … Continue reading “Skin Allergies: Types, Symptoms and Treatment”

How to Beat Seasonal Allergies this Summer

Summer is here, and so are allergies. Summer is the busiest time of year for allergy sufferers. The weather is pleasant and people are out and about, so it’s easy to spread the pollen. Allergies kick up in the spring as flowers bloom and pollen fills the air, but the worst can hit when spring … Continue reading “How to Beat Seasonal Allergies this Summer”

4 Ways to Arm Yourself against Allergies

Allergies are conditions whereby the immune system reacts abnormally to foreign substances. An allergic reaction can be mild, irritating, and sometimes severe, hence the need to arm oneself against allergic triggers (also known as allergens). Substances like dust, mold, pet dander, grass, peanuts, and other substances that cause allergy are called allergens. The ideal way … Continue reading “4 Ways to Arm Yourself against Allergies”