ALLERGIES, CAN BE MORE THAN ANNOYING
Allergies contribute to missed days of work and school with many different symptoms that can make life miserable! To add insult to injury, Americans spend billions of dollars each year addressing allergic disorders, and unpleasant symptoms associated with allergies.
What is an Allergy?
Simply, think of it as the body over reacting to a foreign substance. The trait to develop allergies may be inherited, but the allergies themselves are subject to be different. Most allergies develop during childhood, adolescence or early adult years.
How Do I Treat My Allergies?
Avoidance, Medication, and when those two methods do not work, testing and allergy injections are in order to identify the culprit and treat the cause of the problem, not just treat the symptoms.
When Do I Know I Need to be Allergy Tested?
When your allergy symptoms begin to interfere with your quality of life. When what you’re doing isn’t working, your primary care physician is the first step in determining your course of action. If the diagnosis is indeed allergy, rest assured that with the help of your doctor you will be able to find relief from your symptoms.
Did You Know that Allergies Tend to Run in Families?
Some researchers have estimated that up to 70% of people who suffer from allergies have a history of allergies in their families. There is a 25% chance that a child will be allergic if one of the parents is allergic. If both of the parents have allergies, the percentage can be even higher, some estimates can range anywhere from 60% to 70%.
If you have allergies, or think you have allergies it would be a privilege to assist with your health care needs. Harmony Allergy Clinic 940-689-2342.