At some point in our lives, we will experience bumpy skin, itchy eyes, nausea, or sneezing. The most common cause? An allergy.
Your immune system is in charge of fighting bacteria and viruses to defend your body. But sometimes, it fights certain substances that are typically not harmful to the human body. When your body reacts to these substances, which is known as allergens, it causes an allergic reaction. It is still unclear why some people experience allergies. It is believed that it can be inherited and if you have a close family member who has an allergy, your risk in developing one is increased.
Although the reason why some people develop an allergic reaction to harmless substances is mainly unknown, we can identify the common substances that cause an allergic reaction. You can touch, inhale, or eat these allergens. Food, insects, drugs, latex, mold, pet, and pollen can be …Read More