Allergy is a condition in which the immune system becomes hypersensitive towards substances that are otherwise harmless. These substances are known as allergens and can include dust, pollen grains, animal dander, food, etc.
Allergies cause a myriad of symptoms depending upon the allergen and the severity of allergy.
Environmental: Dust, pollen grains, spores, resins from trees
Animal: Dander, Animal excreta, mites, insect stings
Food: Common food allergens are nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, etc.
Drugs: penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.
Others: latex, soaps, perfumes, etc.
Genetics: Family history of allergies
Occupation: people working in an environment where there is exposure to allergens like dusts, saw dust, latex, cotton, etc. are susceptible to allergies
Age: Allergies are more common in childhood
Panchkarma therapies like nasya, lepa, akshitarpan, etc., are administered
Medications and diet according to the disease condition are advised
At Srivaidya's Allergy Doc, I had a fantastic experience. Doctors at Srivaidya Hospital are quite analytical when it comes to allergies and know their thing. I received an allergy test and allergy shots, and my symptoms were completely relieved. I appreciate it. Thank you so much, Srivaidya.