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First reaction is altered, ie a wrong and harmful response of the body’s defense mechanism against substances that usually are harmless.
Normally, the human body defends itself against harmful substances such as viruses or bacteria, but sometimes the defenses aggressively attack usually innocuous substances such as dust, some fungi, or pollen.
The immune system generates large amounts of antibodies called immunoglobulin E (IgE), a complex chemical weapon to attack and destroy the supposed enemy. Each IgE antibody specifically targets a particular allergen – the substance that causes allergy. In this process of combating the disease, are released or produced inflammatory chemicals, and will be responsible for all these uncomfortable symptoms (and, in extreme cases, life threatening).
What are manifested as allergic reactions?
An allergic reaction can occur anywhere in the body: skin, eyes, lining of the stomach, nose, sinuses, throat and lungs – places where immune system cells are located to fight the invaders inhaled, swallowed, or come in contact with skin.
Something about the house dust mite
The antigens are glycoproteins excreted with the droppings of mites that affect 90% of people with allergies.
Something about the grass pollen
They cause reactions or 70% of people with allergies. Their proportion in the air would rise as letting go of farming Read the rest of this entry »