Category Archives: Glossary

Food Allergy

Eggs, milk, nuts, soya, seafood, fish, corn and wheat are the most common allergy-causing foods, but almost any food can cause allergy. Keep in mind that if you are allergic to a particular food, you might be allergic to related … Continue reading

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Animal Allergy

Most animals that have hair or feathers can cause asthma. Because of close contact, several domestic pets can bother asthmatic patients. Children tend to develop animal allergy more often than adults and a child who has eczema is more likely … Continue reading

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Pollen

Pollen allergy is one of the most common allergen for asthmatics. Pollen from trees, herbs, shrubs, crops, grasses and weeds can be inhaled, and cause allergy and asthma symptoms. Pollen may travel many miles. Therefore, trees, grasses and weeds in … Continue reading

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Dust Mites

Dust contains accumulation of household debris, particles of paint, skin scales, hairs, earth and so on. But, as far as allergy is concerned, the most important component of dust is the house dust mite. Dust mites are tiny little creatures … Continue reading

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Gastric Allergy

Gastric allergy is caused by food substances. The common symptoms of gastric allergy include abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting.

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