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Help for allergy in the respiratory system, the skin and other places in the body - Also natural drugs for other respiratory conditions
General sources of products to help for allergy
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Natural products to help for allergy in the airpipe or for respiratory conditions with an allergic component
A homeopathic drug for allery against airborn substances
Homeopathic help for kids with nasal and sinus allergy
HAY FEVER and allergies in the upper
respiratory tract - Claritose - An allergy is the body's defense against what it thinks is a harmful substance, but which is not so, or the defence reaction is too strong, so that unpleasant symptoms occur. This product safely helps relieving allergy symptoms due to hay fever (allergic rhinitis), which are itching, sneezing, coughing, congestion and headache, and it gives relief without the negative side effects often caused by other OTC allergy symptom relief medications. Safe for adults and children.
HAY FEVER and allergies in the upper
respiratory tract - Historal - Historal is a natural supplement that is designed to help your body function properly. By helping reduce blood histamine levels, the symptoms of
your allergies may be relieved.
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ASTHMA - Respitrol - By asthma the inside linings of the windpipes constrict and swell, leading to difficult air passage. There are two types of astma, intrisic asthma often beginning in the childhood, and extrisic asthma of allergic origin. Safely helps relieving asthma symptoms including chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing without causing drawsiness or other unpleasant side effects.
ASTHMA - asthmatic symptoms - Oxy-17 -
Oxy 17: - The ingredients in Oxy-17 have been shown to help
reduce wheezing, coughing, and chest tightness which may lead to a decrease in
the use of inhalers.
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A mashine to filter out componnts
causing allergic reactions from the air in rooms
Help against bronchitis and asthma
- This natural drug safely and effectively helps to relieve bronchial congestion and wheezing, dissolve phlegms and drain the bronchial tubes, and thereby lessen the symptoms of bronchitis and asthma.
CRONIC COUGH and throut inflammation - esotyne - The reason behind chronic
cough should always be investigated by a physician. Furthermore, if you cough up
a lot of sputum, the cough is necessary, and should not be supressed. However, if you are experiencing respiratory inflammation and irritation due to a chronic cough, then this product can help.
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EAR INFECTION / otitis media - Anistil
As pathogens enter the middle ear, they proliferate, causing infection with
swelling and inflammation. Fluid is unable to drain which creates pain and
irritation. The ingredients in Anistil have been proven to reduce inflammation caused by ear
infections. This leads to a faster recovery and less money spent on prescription
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Natural drugs to help for food allergy or digestive
conditions with an allergic component
A natural drug against allergy for food and chemicals
Natural drugs to help for food allergy or digestive conditions with an allergic component
A natural drug against allergy for food and chemicals
Supply of vitamin A and D for persons with allergy against fish- and fish oil - This
is not an allergy medicine, but a source for vitamine A and D for people that
cannot use fish products because of allergy, and therefore easily will get
depleted of these important nutrients. Fish
is the main source of these vitamins for most persons. Persons allergic for fish
will however often be depleted of these vitamins because they cannot eat
fish or consume fish products. This is a source of A and D itamins without any
ingredients from fish especially designed for people allergic to fish.
Natural products to help for skin allergy or skin condition with an allergic component
against eczema and skin allergy - Dermatine
- Allergy can affect any part of the body, and skin areas are as often
affected by allery as the airpipe. Most often allergy of the skin manifest
itself as chronic inflamatory symptoms like rashes and iching popularly calle
eczema. These pills are formulated to relieve the symptoms of eczema and to
hinder eczema to reappear for persons often experiencing this problem.
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What is allergy and what causes allergy
By allergy the immune system reacts against a substance that it is not supposed to react against, and the reaction is often exaggerated.
The substance or object that the immune system reacts against is called an allergen. Objects containing substances that commonly cause allergy are domestic dust, animal hair, household chemicals, chlorine, microorganisms, pollen, nuts, citrus fruits and seafood. Also bacteria and parasites can cause inappropriately strong immune reactions.
Around 20-40% of the population in the western world have some kind of allergy.
reaction can occur in all parts of the body, but usually the symptoms are most
prominent in one organ system. These are the most common symptoms of allergy:
Lung and lower airways: gravity sensation, coughing, wheezing and asthmatic symptoms. Be aware that certain combinations of food intolerance and exertion can cause allergic symptoms in the lower respiratory tract
Nose: density, rinning nose, itching and sneezing.
Eyes: redness, itching, tears, engorgement in the eyelids
Throat: itching, mucus, engorgement or other discomfort.
itching, redness, engorgement, and possibly blisters.
General symptoms in the form of fatigue and indisposedness can often be an accompanying symptom
THE MECHANISMS OF ALLERGY
The total set of reactions occurring by allergy is very complicated. Many of these are the same as by normal immune reaction, even though they occur when they should not take place, Here are listed some of these reactions:
By exposure to a new substance, cells in the immune system learn to recognize that substance (allergen), and it learns to produce anti-bodies towards the substance, and a certain amount of antibodies is produced. The type of anti-bodies called IgE is the most important by allergic reactions.
IgE will glue itself to some cells in the blood called mast-cells, and stick out from the surface of these cells. By following exposures to antigens, these will attach themselves to the IgE-ends sticking out from the mast-cells. This will trigger the mast-cells to produce histamine and other signal substances. These signal substances will then spread through the surrounding tissues.
The signal substances will then trigger the walls of small blood vessels to leak fluid into the tissues and accumulate in the tissues. This will cause tissue swelling. They also will cause blood vessels to widen and thus increase the blood stream in the tissues. The consequence of this will be swelling and redness in the affected body parts. The signal substances will also make glands in the tissue produce more mucus, making symptoms like running nose and tight throat.
The new exposures to the antigens will also provoke even more anti-body production. The antibodies will also glue allergens together to bigger complexes. These complexes can clog small blood vessels and in other ways disturb the function of the affected organ.
The allergen-antibody-complexes are then recognized by the cells and other mechanisms that the body uses to collect and eliminate garbage. Eater-cells gather and engulf the complexes.
The immune system also will make enzymes that attack the antigens to break them down. Also this production is stimulated when antigens attach themselves to anti-bodies at cell surfaces. But these enzymes are not entirely specific, and can also to some extend break down components of the bodyís own tissue, causing harm and disease symptoms.
WHAT CAUSES THE IMMUNE SYSTEM TO REACT WITH ALLERGY TO A SUBSTANCE
In the beginning of the life of a person, the immune system has the potency to react against most substances in the body itself and the surroundings. However, there are mechanisms that learn the immune system to recognize normal substances found in the daily life in the early infanthood, and suppress the reactions against these.
If this learning mechanism is disturbed, allergy can develop. Instead of learning to suppress reaction against some common substances, the immune system learn to react against them, and them one has an allergy.
Allergy can also develop if a small child is never exposed to substances that later will be a normal ingredient of his daily life. In this case the immune system will not get the chance to suppress the reaction against this substance. Letting a small child grow up in an exaggerated clean and sterile environment can therefore cause allergies.
On the other hand, certain elements not being a port of a normal environment can cause allergies by repeated and massive exposure. Examples of such substances are chlorine.
TYPES OF ALLERGIES
Allergy varies according to the compound that causes the immunological reaction. An allergic condition also often implies reaction against a combination of several substances. Common substances causing allergy are: Pollen, domestic dust, mites in domestic dust, moulds and mould spores, chlorine, chemicals in soaps and cosmetics, animal hair, seafood, strawberry, fish, parasites, medicines like anaesthetics and antibiotics
An allergic condition may periodically get better or worse according to the concentration of the allergen in the environment. A typical example is pollen allergy with peaks in the pollination season of grass or treas.
An allergic person will often get symptoms from several tissues in the body, but the symptoms are often most prominent at one body part and give very specific symptoms at that site. Examples of specific conditions often caused by allergy are eczema in the skin and asthma in the lungs and lower airpipe.
Another typical allergic ailment is hay fever that causes irritation, sneezing, swelling and excessive secretions in the nose and irritation, redness and swelling in the eyes and their surroundings. Hay fever is usually caused by pollen allergy and is the most typical expression for this type of allergy.
THE SYMPTOMS OF ALLERGY
Any organ can exhibit allergic reactions, but often the symptoms are confined mainly to one organ or organ system.
Allergy causes inflammatory reactions, and generally the symptoms seen by allergy are those of inflammations, like redness, swelling, itching, higher temperature or feeling of higher temperature in the affected body part, development of sores, oozing, higher secretion of secrets or fluids.
By allergic reactions in the respiratory system there will be symptoms like: Itching and soreness in the throat and nose cavities, swelling of the airway tissues, tight nose and airpipe, increased amount of secrets in the airway cavities and coughing. There may also be asthmatic symptoms or fully developed asthma. The main symptom of asthma is cramping that constricts the airways all the way down into the lungs (constriction of the trachea and tracholes).
By allergic reactions in the skin, there will be symptoms like: Redness, swelling, red spots, itching and soars.
HOW TO PREVENT ALLERGY
To prevent allergies in an individual the best way, one must begin in early childhood.
A child must be allowed to get in contact with natural elements like earth, dirt, animals, plants, physical contact with other humans, and the like. This exposure to natural elements must occur before an allergy has developed. In this way the immune system will learn to recognize common and harmless elements, and not overreact against this later in life.
Research projects have found out that children having much and early contact with pet animals like cats and dogs have a less chance of getting allergic problems later than children not having contact with pets. This is contrary to what many people believe.
On the other hands, every person should be protected from early childhood from certain elements normally not found in a natural environment, for example chlorine, soaps and cosmetics with artificial substances, and food containing unnatural additives.
METHODS TO TREAT ALLERGY
The first approach in the treatment of manifest allergy is avoiding exposure to substances causing the allergic reactions. Even though exposure to natural substances can prevent allergy, exposure to an allergen should be avoided when an allergy already has developed. Ways of doing this is:
- Avoiding food one reacts against
- Avoiding contact with animals one have an allergic reaction towards
- Keeping rooms, clothes beds and furniture well cleaned
- Avoiding use of cleaners, soaps and cosmetics with unnatural additives
- Avoiding foods, drinks and snacks with unnatural additives
- Avoiding daily exposure to chlorine and other chemicals
- In cooperation with your doctor change medicines you use that may cause allergy with others
- Avoiding growth of moulds in the environment. This is done by well cleaning and keeping the environment dry.
Children are often exposed to allergens at school, and adults are often exposed at work. Parents with allergic children must inspect the school environment and require from the school administration and teachers that practically possible environmental measures are provided to keep the school free from allergens. An employee should require the same from his employer.
If you do not know exactly everything you react against, you can try to stop exposure to one factor after another, until you feel that the allergy alleviates, and then keep this factor out of your daily life for the future.
Sometimes avoiding allergens is difficult to accomplish, or make the lifestyle to restricted to be acceptable. Then one must apply medical treatment that alleviates the allergy.
A common way of treating allergy is applying medication that block the effect of the substance histamine, and thereby alleviate or prevent the symptoms occurring when the antigen get into the body.
Another way is desensitisation treatment. By this treatment one let the body get a controlled and gradually increasing exposure to the allergens over a time period, and when this period is over, one let the body get recurrent exposure to a controlled dose at regular time intervals. By this treatment the response from the immune system from the allergens gradually decrease, partly because the immune system thereby learns to recognize the allergens as harmless, and partly because the antibodies against the allergens are used up.
There are also natural products on the marked that contain ingredients that help the immune system to react more appropriately. Important effects of these products are reduced histamine secretion and increased histamine metabolism. Examples of ingredients in such medicines are: Methylsulfonyl methane, vitamin C, vitamin E, Echinacea purpurea, Quercetin, grape Seed, Stinging nettle, Coleus Forskolin.
By knut Holt