Allergies, and the symptoms that come with them, are a part of everyday life for lots of people all over the world. There are some easy ways to prevent allergies at home and protect you and your family from allergic reactions.
What causes allergies?
An allergy is when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance that doesn’t cause a reaction in most people. People suffer from a variety of allergies from being allergic to pets to having a mould allergy. They can also be caused by exposure to pollens, fur, or spores.
What are pet and mould allergy symptoms?
Pet and mould allergy symptoms are similar, so it should be easy to spot someone who suffers from a mould allergy or has an allergic reaction to the pets in your home.
- Blocked or runny nose
- Watery or itchy eyes
- Itchy throatand nose
- Dry or scaly skin or eczema
If you have a pet or mould allergy, it could also trigger asthma symptoms including:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest tightness