An allergy is an abnormal sensitivity to a substance which does not cause symptoms for most people. For those with allergies, the immune system creates an antibody which, in turn, creates symptoms. Common allergy symptoms include head congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and itchy eyes.
FOOD ALLERGIES =
These result from the immune system attacking specific food proteins. The most common food allergies are peanut, tree nut, milk, egg, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish.
HAY FEVER/NASAL CONDITIONS =
This includes nasal congestion and snoring. Non-allergic rhinitis, a reactive or sensitive nose, is a common nasal condition.
INSECT STINGS =
Everyone experiences stings. But some people have a severe systemic reaction. This can result in hives, swelling, tightness in chest, and difficulty breathing.
SKIN ALLERGIES =
These occur when an allergen triggers a skin reaction. Skin allergies can cause eczema, hives, swelling, and rashes.