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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Pollen season starts earlier and lasts longer, allergist says

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Meet with staff beforehand and clarify expectations, doctor advises

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Study questions steep price hikes for lifesaving drugs, even among insured patients

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Most people aren't prepared to manage symptoms that come with a high pollen count, allergists say

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Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds

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