Category: Diseases

Allergic Rhinosinusitis

ALLERGIC RHINOSINUSITIS: WHAT IS IT? Allergic rhinosinusitis is an increasingly common disease. The mechanisms that contribute to the inexorable increase in the number of allergic patients are many and varied. An allergic reaction is a dysfunction of our immune system and can make you sick anyone and at any age.…

Asthma

Asthma is a disease of the airways and lungs. Asthma symptoms are coughing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing. Symptoms can be worse during the night or with exercise. Asthma can be caused by genetic or environmental factors. Air pollution and allergens are environmental factors. Treatments can help you…

Moulds, fungi

FUNGAL ALLERGY: CAUSES AND FREQUENCY? For a century, fungal spores have been considered a possible cause of respiratory allergies. From the great kingdom of fungi, about 100 species of fungi have been associated with allergic respiratory diseases. In principle, however, only two classes of fungi are relevant for respiratory allergies,…

Allergic Diseases

The contact of the allergen with the immune system allows allergy antibodies (IgE) specific to that allergen to be produced in a person genetically predisposed to (atopic) allergies. The person is then sensitised to that allergen. After the allergen is recognised by the molecule of IgE, allergic inflammation can be…
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