What Causes Allergies?

Allergies are caused by an over-reaction of the immune system in response to substances that come in contact with the body, such as pet dander, pollen and mold spores, which the immune systems mistakenly perceives as dangerous invaders. To counteract its effects, the...
What Causes Allergies

What Causes Allergies

“Seasonal allergies”, “hay fever”, and “seasonal allergic rhinitis” all refer to the same thing.  It is an allergic response that causes the bothersome symptoms of the sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, scratchy throat, and irritated...

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) is associated with nasal symptoms including sneezing, runny nose, and nasal congestion. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, allergic rhinitis is ranked as the sixth most common chronic condition in the United States,...
What are Allergies?

What are Allergies?

What are Allergies? Allergies are hypersensitive immune responses to substances that either enter or come in contact with the body, such as pet dander, pollen or various molds. A substance that causes an allergic reaction is called an “allergen”.  Allergens can be...
Welcome to The AllergX Allergy Blog!

Welcome to The AllergX Allergy Blog!

Wow!  We are so excited to introduce the AllergX Allergy Blog.  Welcome to a whole new world of allergy information for those who suffer from seasonal and year-round allergies, we have some surprises in store for you. Not the least of which is the real truth about why...