Allergies

Allergies are triggered when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, such as pollen, bee venom, and pet dander – or a food that is harmless to most people.

Antibodies are substances produced by your immune system. When you suffer from allergies, your immune system produces antibodies that identify a particular allergen as harmful even though it is not. As a result of your immune system’s reaction to the allergen, you may experience inflammation of your skin, sinuses, airways or digestive tract.

Allergic reactions can vary in severity from mild irritation to anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition. Allergies cannot be cured, but some home cleaning techniques can help prevent them from getting worse.

Protect yourself and your family’s health by reading these articles from the best cleaning service in Singapore.

What is a dust mite allergy?

A dust mite allergy occurs when you inhale the waste products of dust mites, which causes your immune system to produce antibodies against the normally harmless substances. This overreactive immune response results in symptoms associated with dust mite allergies, such as itchy throat, sneezing and a runny nose. What causes dust mite allergies? An allergy …

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Where do bed mites come from?

Bed mites, also known as dust mites, are very difficult to see due to their small size. An estimated 1/4 to 1/3 millimeter long, these microarthropods are microscopic. They can only be seen under a microscope, and even then they look like small white spiders. Male bed mites can live for over a month, while …

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What is the main cause of allergic rhinitis?

Typically, allergic rhinitis is triggered by tiny particles of allergens inhaled through the air. The most common airborne allergens are dust mites, pollen and spores and animal skin, urine and saliva. Oversensitive immune system When someone has allergic rhinitis, their immune system reacts to allergens as if they were harmful. As a result of an oversensitive immune system, antibodies will …

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