Preventions of allergies
The best prevention is to remove the potential allergen that triggers an allergy whether it is from you home or work. Even you could minimize the level of the offending allergen, your allergy symptoms and medication requirement may be reduced. The following suggestion may help you to reduce allergens around you:
- Keep you home dry and well ventilated
- Cut down on dust around you living area by cleaning regularly
- If you suffer dust allergy it would be most beneficial by buying barrier cover for you bedding. These are especially designed to prevent dust mites and their droppings for escaping.
- For people who suffer for pet allergy (such as dog allergy or cat allergy) the first priority is to remove these pet always from your home. If it is too traumatic then you try to keep the outside in your yard as much as possible. Try not to allow your pet in your living area and bath them at least once every two weeks.
- If you suffer from skin allergy it is suggested that you try this two parts to breaking this so-called itch-scratch-itch cycle and preventing allergic skin rashes by applying moisturizers as dry skin will cause cracked and inflamed skin. This would further stimulate your immune system to develop a rash. On the other hand, by taking antihistamines can treat the symptoms of the rash and prevent it for getting worse.
- To prevent food allergy (such as gluten allergy or wheat allergy) try to avoid food that contains ingredients that causes you to have an attack. When you purchase your foods from the supermarket check out the ingredient label for any ingredient that you are allergic to. Also when eating out at restaurants, when ordering your food at a specific questions regarding ingredients in there marinade or sauces.
- Medication allergies can get you mild to severe side effects. Therefore, the best prevent is to clarify and make sure you inform any allergy to medication to your health-care provider. Many people with allergies to multiple antibiotics keep a list of what medications they can take safely.
- If you previously have had an allergic reaction to insect bites, the best prevention is to remove all hornet’s nests or beehives for your yard and the eaves of your home. If you happen to get stung or bitten, the best preventive is to take an antihistamine immediately to help to minimize reactions such as rashes, swelling or itchiness. If there is no sign to improvement or the reaction become worst contact you healthcare provider or call you local emergency for assistant.