An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system reacts abnormally to certain substances or chemicals (known as allergens) that may actually be harmless.
Respiratory allergies are one of the most common forms of allergy seen in people of all ages. This type of an allergy occurs when the immune system reacts negatively to airborne substances, for example, dust. Although normally these substances do not pose a threat to your body, the antibodies consider allergens dangerous and release chemicals (histamines) to fight it. This response of the body to an allergen is expressed in the form of symptoms like a rash and is known as an allergic reaction.
Causes of Respiratory Allergy-
Some of the common causes of respiratory allergy are-
Apart from these, exposure to certain irritants such as fumes and smoke may also trigger a respiratory allergy in individuals.
Symptoms to watch out for-
The symptoms of respiratory allergy in each person may vary from those in another. Usually, the symptoms affect the airway, skin, or eyes.
Severe allergic reactions may also lead to chest tightness, asthma, and conjunctivitis.
How Homeopathy treats Respiratory Allergy-
Allergies are usually curable, only if one takes prompt action. Allergic reactions, if left untreated for long, can quickly aggravate to cause a life-threatening condition like anaphylaxis. So if you see any of the above symptoms, consult a doctor as early as possible.