Allergy is a condition of health that occurs when the immune system reacts abnormally to materials around us that are harmless for most people. These substances are generally known as allergens which are present in dust, pets, insects, pollen, ticks, some foods and ingredients used and in some medicines. The term atopy is used when people inherit the tendency to have allergies and such people are known as atopics.
Allergic rhinitis, or also known as hay fever, is a response to specific allergens. This condition occurs when our body comes into contact with any kind of allergen, it releases a natural chemical called histamine that helps you to defend the disease. But in most cases this chemical ends up causing allergic rhinitis.
Sore throat that is also known as Postnasal drip is the main cause when the allergy hits the throat. It is the result of exposure to some kind of allergen and happens only when the clogging in the sinuses drains down the throat area. This causes tickling or an itchy kind of pain.
Lungs - ASTHMA
The medical condition of asthma is one that is most often the result of allergies. When any kind of allergen is inhaled into the lungs, it causes the lining of the lungs passage to swell up making it very difficult to breath. It is a condition that produces extra mucus making the passages narrow and small which results in wheezing.
Signs and symptoms of Asthma would include:
Consuming very rich or spicy food can cause stomach upset. In this situation, you may have gas trouble, loose motion or even constipation. Allergies from various kinds of food like dairy products, sea food, certain nuts and dry fruits, or even eggs. Cow milk is known to produce colic, asthma and other sever concerns in infants if they are allergic.
IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a combination of belly discomfort with pain and problem with bowel movements that a state of either going too much or too less. This is not a life threatening case but surely it could change your lifestyle and approach towards life.
The skin is one feature of your body that gets affected the most in the shortest span of time. Normally the skin would turn dry, itchy, or red or may produce small bumps on the face that look very similar to insect bites. This is mostly due to food allergy.
ECZEMA – Eczema which is commonly known as dermatitis is a skin condition where one experiences inflammation of the skin due to redness, constant itching, and an outbreak of lesions. Eczema is a long-term inflammatory condition which can be treated if diagnosed in the early stages. Although this is not a sever condition, it is definitely a life changing concern.
Common Symptoms are:
Diagnosis of allergies is very important to have the best treatment. Diagnosis can be done in 2 different ways that is the skin test and blood test. The skin test or the skin prick test is done by isolating a section of skin by marking it and pricking the skin with suspected allergens to see their response. If the skin is allergic to any particular substance it would react by swelling up. However, skin prick tests are normally administered to patients who have allergies in certain areas and not in a larger area. The blood test is the other alternative that is widely performed and recommended. With just one blood sample, multiple allergens can be tested. These are safe and cost-effective.
Homeopathic management of Allergies
Treatments to allergies are many in number. The most important step before treating allergies is to understand what the problem is and what is causing the allergy and how to stay away from it. Medication for allergies are available like eyes and nasal spray to instantly clear the passage, inhalers to helps breathe better and tablets that help to suppress the allergy. But what is required is to strengthen the system from the roots and ensure that immune system is strong enough to fight these allergens. That’s what homeopathy medication does. It treats the condition from deep within and improves the strength of the system. They are extremely safe as they are obtained from natural substances.
Few Homeopathy medicines that are used for allergy cure:
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