The 411 on Allergies
About 17 million people in the United States suffer from one form or another of allergies. Allergies are your immune system’s way of reacting to a number of things in your environment that may not bother a majority of people. Some of the substances that can trigger an allergic reaction are:
Mold and mold spores
Insect bites and stings
Your immune system normally fights germs, but in most allergic reactions, it is responding to what is basically a false alarm. Other contributing factors to allergic reactions...