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Allergies tend to run in families making children more at risk for developing allergies to a variety of things. But could there be specific steps you could take to prevent or delay allergies from developing? Are there specific causes to food allergies? Also how do they diagnose you with allergies?
Allergies are a number of different conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system from something in the environment the causes some problems in some people. Some allergists, a medical practitioner specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, say that there are ways to prevent children from developing allergies and that there are a ton of ways to do so.
Allergists say that one way to prevent allergies to dust mites is
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A food allergy occurs when your immune system overreacts to a type of food and identifies it as dangerous to the body and it triggers a protective response. While there are a lot of different reactions you can have the most common type of reactions the most common type of reaction is anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a entire body reaction where your throat can begin to close up and your blood pressure can drop causing your heart rate to change. Symptoms of allergic reactions can cause breakouts or hives, vomiting, wheezing, shock weak pulse and many other types of reactions.
The ways they diagnose allergies are quite simple. The main type of diagnosing allergies is skin testing. Skin testing is where a drop of a suspected allergen allergen is pricked or scratched on the surface of the skin. The test is performed on the back or forearm. Many suspected allergens are tested at the same time. If you are allergic to one of the tests, you will have redness and swelling at the test
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BUt sadly there is no cure for allergies. But there are different types of allergy medications. They dont cure the allergy but they can relieve some of the symptoms of allergies. Like congestion or runny nose. they include certain chemicals such as antihistiamines.
They also have allergy shots for some patients which increase your ability to tolerate most allergens. Some of these medications are over the counter and prescription. They include some drugs like Zyrtec, Claritin, Nasal sprays and much more brands and such.
Antihistamines are supposed to calm your histamines reaction your body has when you get exposed to an allergen. When your body encounters something to which it is allergic, it sends out white blood cells and goes into fight mode. Antihistamines are designed specifically to combat histamine your body produces That way your body subsides the causes of the allergy.
In a study about both zyrtec and claritin both prove to be way faster at relieving symptoms. In a study though zyrtec was found to be more quicker than
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