The term “allergy” encompasses a wide range of conditions. An allergy occurs when the body’s immune system becomes hyperreactive to a substance called an allergen. Exposure may occur when the allergen is inhaled, swallowed, injected or comes in contact with the eyes, airways or skin. The severity of allergens can range from minor to life threatening.
Common allergens include:
Skin allergens or contact allergen include:
While majority of people experience seasonal allergies during the spring and summer, there are a lot that always must be aware of more severe allergies. Here are some sever allergies to be aware of:
Depending on how severe the reaction is, an EpiPen (epinephrine) maybe required to stop anaphylaxis.
The best way to manage allergies is to prevent it, by avoiding possible or proven allergens.
There is not a way to avoid the effects of allergies 100%, so when they are triggered here are some ways to control the effects.
If none of these, in combination with taking preventative steps work, then speak to you doctor. There are several other treatments are available.