Allergy

Allergens: What Triggers Allergy Attacks?

Most allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts to a “false alarm.” Normally, the human body defends itself against harmful things, such as viruses or bacteria. But sometimes the defenses violently attack mostly mild things, such as dust or pollen. Other common allergens include animals, mold, and certain foods. Learn more about common allergy triggers here.


 

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