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Allergic Disorders

List of Allergic Disorders • Hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)  — meaning inflammation in the nose — is produced when IgE antibodies made by the immune system activate mast cells, causing symptoms in the upper respiratory tract. It’s triggered by specific pollens from grasses, weeds or trees appearing in spring, summer or fall. Each pollen-producing […]

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Pet Dander Allergies – Symptoms and Treatment

 Pet dander is one of the most common allergies. Pets are great to have as part of your life. As well as simply being a pleasure to own, it has been proven in research that there are many benefits to be gained from teaching children responsibility and respect. Many older members of our society who […]

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Historical Perspective of Allergy

The Historical Perspective of allergies. Adverse reactions to wasp stings and certain foods were among the first allergies reported. In the fourth century B.C. the Greek physician Hippocrates observed that milk made some people sick to their stomachs and gave them red skin weals. A few other foods — such as shellfish and nuts — […]

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