It is a medical condition where the body’s immune system over reacts to some foreign substance which is usually harmless (unless it is a chemical pollutant or a heavy metal). These foreign substances also called allergens can be plant pollen, dust, mites, molds, pets, insect stings or food such as eggs, shell fish, grains or nuts.
The abnormal reaction of the body’s immune system can also be seasonal becoming worse during certain times of the year. Exposure to allergens during times when the body’s defense is low or weak (such as after falling sick or during pregnancy) may also lead to developing allergies. When you come in contact with something that your body considers dangerous then it releases a chemical called histamine. The release of histamine can cause skin rash, headache, sneezing, runny nose, swelling, nausea and diarrhea.
Anaphylaxis is a severe form of reaction and can be life threatening when the patient has anaphylactic shock. To avoid this, a patient has to stay away from known allergens.
Why should choose for Homeopathy Treatment?
If the allergen is something you breathe in, then you’ll have symptoms likely in your eyes, nose and lungs. If it is due to something you eat then the symptoms will likely appear in your mouth, stomach and intestines. In treating allergies your medical history is critical. Your medical history is the bridge between the various allergy test results and the allergy itself. Blood and skin allergy tests can detect patient’s sensitivity to common allergens found in the air. In case the skin and blood tests are inconclusive and inconsistent with the patient’s medical history then the experience of the trained allergist along with the patient’s medical history and a physical examination helps.
Positive Homeopathy’s SPECIALITY in dealing with Allergies:
Positive Homeopathy has a proven track record of providing homeopathic treatment for various kinds of allergies. Since homeopathy treats the condition from the source, it offers a very good treatment for allergies. With the principle of likes cure likes, allergies are treated with a high success rate.
If Ignored Where the disease may lead the patient to?
When allergies go untreated /Ignored it can lead to severe asthma, severe Chronic sleep troubles: Sinus congestion, sneezing and nasal itching and twitching can disrupt sleep., severe headache and gastrointestinal problems that can rarely be fatal. Mood disorders: Ongoing symptoms and a lack of sleep may also trigger irritability and mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression — all of which can affect your day-to-day functioning, your social life, your relationships and your overall health in a negative way.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an allergy?
Allergy is an immunologically mediated reaction to normally inert substances in the environment .The term “allergies” is commonly applied to any adverse reaction to an external agent. In fact, many people are told they have allergies whenever something seems to be wrong and the cause is not clear.
How does the immune system related to allergies?
The immune system is a network of cells and organs that work together to defend the body against attacks by “foreign” invaders, or germs.When the immune system is malfunctioning, it can cause a variety of diseases, such as allergy, arthritis, cancer or AIDS. The immune system is complex and sophisticated. It can recognize enemies and in most cases fight off the germ before we even know it has invaded our system