BY DR. MANJU SINGH
If you do not suffer from any allergies, consider yourself lucky. A large number of people across the world suffer from various allergic conditions. Allergies can affect people of all ages, sex and race.
The common allergic conditions include:
Dust Allergy: this happens due to dust exposure such as dusting, using vacuum cleaner, sweeping. Symptoms include Itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and even itchy, painful rashes.
Prevention: Use face mask while dusting.
Pollen Allergy: this happens due to exposure to pollen from grasses, weeds and trees. Symptoms include sneezing, watery eyes and stuffy nose
Prevention: Stay indoors or wear sunglasses to protect your eyes as often as possible on high pollen days.
Contact Allergy: It is caused by a substance you’re exposed to that irritates your skin or triggers an allergic reaction. Common allergens include jewelry, deodorants, cosmetics, medications, leather wrist watches, synthetic clothing such as undergarments.
Prevention: Avoid irritants and allergens that irritate your skin or cause an allergic reaction.
Sun Allergy: this happens after exposure to sun. Symptoms include itchy red rashes, tiny bumps that merge into raised patches and small white patches on skin
Prevention: Avoid exposure to direct sunlight between 10 am to 4 pm. Wear a sunscreen with adequate protection against UVA and UVB rays. Use sunglasses or umbrella when outdoors.
Food Allergies: Milk, peanuts, eggs, wheat, fish, soya bean, corn, food colors and preservatives are among the most common foods that cause allergies. Symptoms Include hives, itching, redness, fainting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, swelling of lips, tongue, throat.
Prevention: Identify the allergy causing food and avoid taking it. Always check food labels before having canned/processed foods
To analyze whether you have an allergy, your doctor may advice:
- Skin allergy tests including Skin Prick Test, Intradermal Test, Skin Patch Test.
- Blood Test including Enzyme- Linked Immunosorbent Assay.
Homeopathic & Ayurvedic medicines are scientifically proven and are non-addictive , risk free, do not have dangerous side-effects even safe for new born babies, children, pregnant and lactating mothers.
HOMEOPATHY FOR ALLERGIES
Homeopathy offers excellent scope in the treatment of all sorts of allergic disorders without causing side effects. The homeopathic medicines repair the immune system thereby helping the body to react normally when it is exposed to the allergy causing substances. The idea is to get rid of not only the present symptoms but also to prevent the recurring pattern of allergies, thereby causing complete cure.
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AYURVEDA FOR ALLERGIES
Ayurveda is an herbal treatment that not only provide relief, yet boost the immune system. This system of medicine approachs on allergies is to combat all forms of the condition without any side effects. So, to get relief from the allergies, Ayurvedic remedies can play effective role to ease from running nose, itching skin, watery eyes, rashes, sneezing etc. and keeps allergens & allergy triggers at bay.