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Allergies Neutral Bay, Sydney NSW

It is estimated that hay fever affects between 10% and 30% of the global population. That’s nothing to sneeze at! Unfortunately, allergies affect many people in diverse ways and more than just food! Allergies can come from certain pharmaceutical drugs, medications, mould, foods, grass, pollen, dust, latex, insects, toxins, animal skin or fur, perfumes and household chemicals.

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What is Allergies?

An allergy is an immune system response to a substance that is not typically harmful. These foreign substances are called allergens. Your immune system is designed to keep you healthy and fight off any foreign threats, however, some responses range from abnormal and annoying to life-threatening. These responses can be considered an overreaction to a foreign invader.

There are several types of allergic reactions including: rashes, hives, itching, swelling and inflammation (may lead to anaphylaxis – swelling of the throat and inability to breathe). Allergic reactions can start mild and increase in severity with repeat exposure to trigger allergens. Unfortunately, the research is uncertain as to why the immune response can be so severe and currently, there are no cures for allergies. Although, most allergies can be managed.

The best way to manage allergies is to avoid the allergens that trigger them. There are also a number of treatment options available to reduce the severity of the reactions and the occurrence of the symptoms. If you are worried about allergies affecting your everyday life, you should speak to your doctor about the options available that may help.

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Allergies Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below answers to frequently asked questions we get from our clients regarding Allergies:

What are typical symptoms of allergies?

The typical symptoms of allergies may include one or a combination of the following:

  • Tingling or itching of the nose, eyes and/or roof of the mouth.
  • Swelling and redness of the affected area. A burning sensation may also be present. Common areas may include lips, tongue, face and throat.
  • Runny or stuffy nose.
  • Nasal congestion, wheezing or difficulties breathing.
  • Watery, red or swollen eyes (conjunctivitis).
  • Hives or eczema.
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea or vomiting.
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and/or vomiting.
  • Dizziness, light-headedness or fainting.
What should I avoid if I have allergies?

If you suffer from allergies, certain foods may make your allergies worse. This is especially the case with seasonal allergies such as hay fever. Some examples may include alcohol, peanuts, sugar, processed foods, wheat, chocolate and coffee.

What are the signs of Anaphylaxis?

Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that requires urgent medical attention. Anaphylaxis can occur within minutes or even seconds of exposure to something you're allergic to. The signs of Anaphylaxis may include:

  • Tightening of your airways
  • Swelling of the throat or a lump in the throat making it difficult to breathe
  • Severe drop in blood pressure with a rapid pulse and shock
  • Dizziness, light-headedness or loss of consciousness.
What is hay fever?

Hay fever (or allergic rhinitis) is an allergic response that causes watery and itchy eyes, sneezing and a runny nose. It is an allergic response to different allergens such as pollens, grass, dust mites and animal fur (such as cats and dogs). Hay fever affects people differently depending on individual sensitivities which may affect someone year-round or just seasonally.

Allergy testing is available to help determine certain triggers however you should consider your history with different allergens. Many people can improve their hay fever management by using medications such as antihistamines and nasal sprays. You should consult a doctor if you experience symptoms so that they may offer treatment options to help you improve your everyday life.

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