What are?

Allergy is an exaggerated response of the immune system after exposure to a number of agents, in genetically predisposed individuals. It is also called a hypersensitivity reaction.
Agents that usually cause allergies are:
-Mites; Fungi; Insects, Animal hair; Pollen; Food; Medicines

Genetic inheritance is the basis for having allergy. However, it will only be triggered by exposure to environmental factors. It can reach individuals in any age group, being currently considered a public health problem as it affects about 10% to 20% of the world population, significantly compromising quality of life. of adults and children.The severity of allergies varies from person to person and can cause anything from minor irritation to anaphylaxis - a potentially fatal emergency.

Treatments can help to relieve allergy symptoms.