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Symptoms and Causes of Allergy

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Allergies also called Hypersensitivity are one of the leading diseases in the world.
Allergies have also been connected to many diseases. Sinus, Asthma, Bronchitis are some diseases that are usually caused by allergies which is very common in dust and pollution nowadays.

The dust particles gets inhaled by the nose and make a person sneeze. There are many forms of allergies, most common being Chronic and Nasal Allergies. And other form of allergies is skin allergy, Food and Latex Allergy.

What are the Symptoms of Allergies?

Symptoms of allergy depend on the form of allergy and allergens responsible for occurrence of allergy. Fatigue, headache, stuffy nose, itching, watery eyes, tremor, swelling, hives or rashes and collapse are some of the most common symptoms of allergy.

What are the Causes of Allergies?

The immune system is set up to protect our bodies from harmful foreign substances like viruses and bacteria (dirt and germs). Sometimes the immune system doesn't develop properly or is just oversensitive and does not have ability to give protection against infections.
In these cases, it reacts to even the things that are not harmful and do not usually cause any problems. These things are called allergens. The term allergens is just an easier way to say "things that cause allergies".

Types of Allergies:-

Plant allergies usually come in contact with the skin, so they cause rashes.

Food allergies usually result in nausea, vomiting, stomach pains or in severe cases, life threatening reactions.

Drug allergies tend to involve the entire body, so they have a variety of symptoms.
Treatment of allergies is not very simple; it depends to its type and complexity.
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replied April 17th, 2009
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Allergy
Hi there

Allergic reactions occur when the brain does nor recognise a substance in the mouth as food but something detrimental to the human system, and, instead of the digestive processes, the brain, the bio-computer, activates the immune system.
This is not a matter of the immune system being oversensitive, or not being properly developed. It is just doing what it was designed to do!!!!.
Infections ARE the proper response of the immune system. So is cancer. A tumor is the immune systems attempt to isolate the toxins from the rest of the system.
Allergens are harmfull and, kill!
It is called anaphylactic shock. Or cotdeath, (SIDS)or a variety of other names.

Dr Hans Selye, an American researcher, showed what he termed “General Adaptation Syndrome”, or GAS.
His book, ‘The stress of life ‘is well worth reading. He found that in all illness, there occurred several identical physiological changes.

In the first stage of an immune reaction, ‘the alarm stage’ there is a very high adrenal output to counteract the stress.
This stress is a great shock to the body and indeed sometimes so great that the heart can not cope with this adrenaline output. (anaphylaxia)
If the stress continues, the body adapts somewhat and this stage is called the stage of resistance.
Here the adrenal output comes down somewhat as the stress is being countered by some body resource.
The third stage is called “the exhaustion stage’ in which the body’s resources are depleted and the adrenals are running out of fuel.
This is what an allergic reaction is all about.

So here you see that you don't even have to show a reaction to an allergen to be severely affected by it.

Ciggy smokers are a perfect example of this 'hidden allergy'. The first ciggy one smokes, causes an allergic reaction, coughing dizziness, capilaries in the face opening wide causing it to go red and so on. After a while the body adapts (stage 2) but in the end it causes major diseases like heart and lung and other cancers.
A friend smoked for 30 years and always laughed about my explanation of allergies.
I visit his grave occasionally!

Dr Albert Rowe, Dr Richard Mackarness, Prof. Steve Rochlitz and more( the list is too long for this article) all claim that allergies are the cause of 95% of disease.

Good luck

Kinetico
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replied June 1st, 2009
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kinetico wrote:
Hi there

Allergic reactions occur when the brain does nor recognise a substance in the mouth as food but something detrimental to the human system, and, instead of the digestive processes, the brain, the bio-computer, activates the immune system.
This is not a matter of the immune system being oversensitive, or not being properly developed. It is just doing what it was designed to do!!!!.
Infections ARE the proper response of the immune system. So is cancer. A tumor is the immune systems attempt to isolate the toxins from the rest of the system.
Allergens are harmfull and can kill!
This is called anaphylactic shock. Or cotdeath, (SIDS)or a variety of other names.
The fact remains though. Allergies can kill

Dr Hans Selye, an American researcher, showed what he termed “General Adaptation Syndrome”, or GAS.
His book, ‘The stress of life ‘is well worth reading. He found that in all illness, there occurred several identical physiological changes.

In the first stage of an immune reaction, ‘the alarm stage’ there is a very high adrenal output to counteract the stress.
This stress is a great shock to the body and indeed sometimes so great that the heart can not cope with this adrenaline output. (anaphylaxia)
If the stress continues, the body adapts somewhat and this stage is called the stage of resistance.
Here the adrenal output comes down somewhat as the stress is being countered by some body resource.
The third stage is called “the exhaustion stage’ in which the body’s resources are depleted and the adrenals are running out of fuel.
This is what an allergic reaction is all about.

So here you see that you don't even have to show a reaction to an allergen to be severely affected by it.

Cigaret smokers are a perfect example of this 'hidden allergy'. The first cigaret one smokes, causes an allergic reaction, coughing dizziness, capilaries in the face opening wide causing it to go red and so on. After a while the body adapts (stage 2) but in the end it causes major diseases like heart and lung and other health problems like cancers.
A friend smoked for 30 years and always laughed about my explanation of allergies.
I visit his grave occasionally!

Dr Albert Rowe, Dr Richard Mackarness, Prof. Steve Rochlitz and more( the list is too long for this article) all claim that allergies are the cause of 95% of disease.

Good luck

Kinetico
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