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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Allergy

First-line treatment for severe allergic reaction is often neglected

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Follow-up of 100 kids found none were allergic

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Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies

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Study finds most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat

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