Types of Allergies

 

While all allergy symptoms are caused by a hypersensitive response to an otherwise harmless substance, not all allergies are the same.

An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system sees a certain substance as harmful. It reacts by causing an allergic reaction. Substances that cause allergic reactions are allergens.

There are many types of allergies. Some allergies are seasonal and others are year-round. Some allergies may be life-long.

It is important to work with your health care provider to create a plan to manage your allergy. Avoiding your allergens is the best way to prevent an allergic reaction.

Finding out exactly what causes your allergic reactions is half the battle. The other half is knowing how to treat them properly. Explore the articles here to learn more about the different types of allergies, their symptoms, and how they can be treated.

 

 

 

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