If you're experiencing itchy, red, watery eyes, or a dripping nose for longer than a week, you may have allergies. The best way to fight seasonal allergies is to identify and avoid your triggers. If thats not possible, there are still ways to get relief.
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What Are Allergies?
Allergies are the symptoms that arise when the immune system responds to what it detects to be a foreign substance in the body. The substances that cause allergies can range from bee venom to pet dander, and even foods. The substances that cause an allergy response are called allergens.
Allergic antibodies (IgE) are formed when a person has an initial exposure to an allergen. IgE then binds to mast cells and basophils, and when that allergen is encountered again, it binds to the IgE and causes ...