By Coyalita Linville
Allergy Symptoms – Allergic is present when your body reacts on substances to which it was exposed before. For example, if you have eaten food that contains shellfish for the first time in your life and when you eat it next time, if you are allergic to shellfish, you will get symptoms of the allergy, such as rashes or similar.
Allergies may occur in your body for things which may not be problematic for most people. These things are known as allergens and as a reaction to them your body sends symptoms and signals that your immune system is in danger.
Most Common Allergy Symptoms
There are more symptoms that are noted in the moment when your body overreacts to the allergens. Some of them are: itchy eye, roof of the mouth and nose, watery eyes, runny and stuffy nose, dark circles under the eyes, sneezing, hives, and face pressure, especially in area of the cheeks and nose and others.
Causes of Allergy Symptoms
There are no exact reasons why allergies are developing in some people. According to some studies, allergies are mostly caused by the genetic code or hereditary.
But also, there are and other side, that says that allergies are something which develop during time and also disappear during time. The fact is that there are several factors which influence the body to respond to allergy symptoms.
There are more allergens that trigger the body to react, but the most common allergens are pollen from trees, grass and weeds. These symptoms mostly coming into the early spring, but also, they may come in the late summer too.
Direct contact with the most caused symptoms, such as pollen, or molds first symptoms of the allergy come through the skin.
Some parts of the home are exposed to water, such as your kitchen or bathroom. In these places water is collecting during the time, which is cause of molds. But also, mold could be found in the hay, rotting logs, compost piles, or similar. Still, symptoms of allergies become worse if they are in combination with the humid or rainy weather.
There are also other allergens, but one of the most causes of the patients with the past, of the allergy is animal dander.
Furry pets, such as dogs and cats contain proteins which are found in their saliva, skin and urine. You may influence the development of these symptoms if you are touching animals or if you are in contact with dust from your house which is full of animal dander.
Connected with the previous allergen, there are also allergen which are present all over your house and it is dust and dust mites. These little microorganisms are living in mattresses, bedding, pillows and furniture in your house.
Ways for Controlling Allergy Symptoms
It is the fact that you cannot live in the vacuum, so that’s why it is very difficult to avoid allergens that influence the reaction of your body. Still, keeping a house clean is the number one if you are allergic on the symptoms from the house. Showering, cleaning mold and avoiding runny days are something that you may practice to protect yourself.
Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Specialist & Addiction Counselor