Allergy Causes and Remedies
An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts to a foreign protein in the air, in food or on the skin, releasing chemicals called histamines that make you cough, sneeze, get stuffed up, and have itchy eyes or even a skin rash. Luckily, prevention and treatment can make allergies and asthma more of a nuisance than a threat.Read more
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1 in 5
The number of Americans who suffer
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Bruce L. Pfuetze, MD
Allergy & Immunology
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
When should I see a doctor about my allergies?
When a persons allergies are not easily controlled with over the counter medications and avoidance measures, this would be an . . .
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- Q What causes seasonal allergies?
- Q What are allergies?
- Q Can a Christmas tree trigger an allergy attack?
- Q Is the number of allergists shrinking?
- Q When should I see a doctor about my allergies?
- Q What are skin allergies?
- Q What is Skeeter syndrome?
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