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Types of Allergies and Home Remedies to Prevent Them

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Allergens are foreign substances that are not typically harmful to our bodies. Immune system response to these foreign substances and can cause allergy. These foreign substances may include pet dander, pollen, or certain types of food.

The immune system is the natural security system of the body. It attacks everything that it considers is harmful to the body and it protects us.

The response of the body is different depending on the type of allergen. The response may be in the form of sneezing, inflammation, or any other.


The immune system considers dander allergies as an outside invader and attacks it to protect the body.

Allergies are one of the most common medical conditions.

What are the Symptoms?

Different allergies can trigger different symptoms. Here are some types of allergies and their symptoms.

Food Allergies:

Swelling, nausea, hives, and fatigue are some symptoms of the food allergy. Normally it is after taking a specific meal. Sometimes, it takes hours to show symptoms after eating a meal. Consult the doctor to examine you properly.

Seasonal Allergies:

Congestion, swollen eyes, and runny nose are some symptoms of seasonal allergies. Some people are allergic to the cold season and some are allergic to the hot season.

Skin Allergies:

Skin allergies are the most common type of allergies. It is also a sign of any specific allergy. Skin allergies are due to direct contact with an allergen normally. But sometimes it could be due to other reason i.e eating specific food or dust.

There are various types of skin allergies:

  • Rashes

  • Contact Dermatitis.

  • Hives

  • Itching

  • Eczema

  • Sore throat

  • Swollen eyes

  • Burning

Causes of Allergies:

There are different causes of allergies. The type of allergy depends on the type of allergen. Hay fever is the most common season allergy. These allergies are due to pollens that are released by the plants.

Here are some common allergens:

  • Animal products

  • Foods

  • Mold

  • Drugs

  • Insect stings

  • Plants

Allergy Treatment:

For the proper treatment of allergy, consult a doctor. He will diagnose the type of allergy and try to find out the cause.

But you can try these home remedies as well that are really effective in preventing and curing allergy. But before trying them consult your doctor because some foods and supplements can worsen the condition.

  • You can try the lemonade diet if your allergy is due to the hot season.

  • Take a bath to remove allergens that are stick to your body.

  • Green tea or protein coffee could be effective if your allergy is due to cold.

But remember, don’t try any home remedy without consulting your doctor.

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