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Different allergy types = different reactions

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 18 April 2016, Allergies
allergy types

Allergies manifest as a range of symptoms: they can be unnoticeable, make you miserable, or pose a life-threatening danger.

One in five people in North America suffer from allergies. In fact, allergies are among the top chronic conditions worldwide.

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Pet Allergies & Natural Remedies

by Sonia Chartier, on 19 March 2014, Allergies
Pet allergies

Stats about Pet Allergies

Fifteen per cent of people are allergic to pets, such as cats and dogs. These allergies are caused not by hair but by a protein found in the pets’ dead skin flakes (dander), oils, saliva or urine. When these allergens become airborne, they land on the lining of the eyes or nose or are inhaled directly into the lungs causing irritation.

Sadly, short-haired pets do not cause less of a problem to those suffering with allergies as the dander, is still present.

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