Top 5 Allergies in the Philippines
Ask anyone and they will most likely have at least one allergy. Among all the chronic conditions in the world, having allergies is the most common. But no matter how common it is, allergies can be risky and lethal.
According to hopkinsmedicine.org, allergic reactions begin in the immune system. When a person encounter allergens like dust or pollen which he or she is allergic to, the immune system will over react by producing antibodies that “attack” the allergen. This over reactions may result to wheezing, itching, runny nose, watery eyes and some other more fatal symptoms.
People with a family history of allergies have a higher possibility of developing allergic disease. Some types of allergic diseases include eczema, hives, asthma, hay fever and food allergies. Symptoms for allergy ranges from mild to a life-threatening allergic reaction or medically called anaphylaxis.