What Are Allergies?
If you experience hay fever-like symptoms all year round, you may have what’s called ‘perennial allergic rhinitis’. This condition is caused by an allergy to substances that are always present, not just in hay fever season, such as house dust mites, pet dander, or certain chemicals or foods.
Symptoms from allergic reactions mostly strike those parts of your body that come in contact with the ‘enemy’ substance, including:
Why Do Allergies Occur?
Your body’s immune system produces antibodies to fight off parasites, viruses, infections and other harmful invaders. This defence system helps keep you in good health.
The good news is that you don’t have to put up with many of the symptoms of allergies. These days there’s a wide range of ways to alleviate allergic reactions, along with huge improvements in the way medical professionals treat them.