Nowdays people claim to have dust allergy. What does this mean? House dust is considered to be a major factor in this case. What is house dust? The dust in our house. It’s everywhere! in the beds, mattresses, pillows, carpets, curtains, sofa covers, soft toys,and practically every furniture. Daily dust settles everywhere. on the carpets,Continue reading “House dust? What is house dust exactly?”
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What are the plants that cause pollen allergies in India?
There are lots of plants in India. Not all of them cause allergies. Various labs offer blood tests for allergies but they include the European panel for allergies which is not applicable to pollen allergies in India. Out of the various blood tests offered, rest are obsolete. RAST ,and total IgE tests are not reliable.Continue reading “What are the plants that cause pollen allergies in India?”
Am I allergic to pollen in the City?
When you’re out in the garden for your morning walk, you sneeze a lot, your eyes are watering, your nose is running. this happens more in the summer months and especially in warm climates… these are signs of hay fever or pollen allergy. We will come to hay fever, but first…… What is pollen? ThisContinue reading “Am I allergic to pollen in the City?”
With Professor Valerie Lund from London University.
Dust mites….tiny but troublesome!
Sheela was worried. Her 8 year old Rohan was not doing well at school. He constantly was sneezing, with a runny and stuffy nose. He used to miss school and games, because he was too unwell to attend. He used to get worse whenever she was cleaning the house and in damp weather. He wasContinue reading “Dust mites….tiny but troublesome!”
What causes allergies?
Hi. Welcome back. In the previous blog we had a brief overview of what is the meaning of allergy. Now I’d like to discuss about what can cause allergies in our body. As discussed previously, once a foreign substance enters the body, it causes allergic reaction on exposure the second time. Allergens can enter theContinue reading “What causes allergies?”
Allergies? An upcoming lifestyle disease?
Hi everyone! This is my first blog for my site. I’ll like to clarify a few things about allergy in this post. Hoping to make things better for all of you and your allergies in future. What do you exactly mean by allergy? Allergy means an altered response of the body. The body has naturalContinue reading “Allergies? An upcoming lifestyle disease?”
First blog post
This is the excerpt for your very first post.