Allergies To Animals

The results of numerous statistical studies suggest that about 15 percent of the world's population suffer from allergies to dogs and cats. However, for obvious reasons pet owners animals in any case unwilling to part with their often amusing, sometimes menacing, but in any case loyal furry friends. Experts say that in most cases allergic to animals developed over the past two years. If the owner of a pet is not a child, then he should not count on the possibility that he is allergic to furry pet in time will itself. Given this important point should be clear idea about all the causes of allergies and how to treat it, so you do not have to torture yourself and your pet. As is known, as the main causative agents of allergy to Animals should be treated dogs, and especially – cats. Major allergen in this case are proteins glands of animals, which are both in their wool, and in saliva, urine and feces. Bird droppings and feathers are recognized source of proliferation of various bacteria and fungi.

Waste products of rodents (eg, hamsters and mice), and even ordinary food for aquarium fish can also cause allergies. specified allergens are easily spread in the air and falling on the skin or mucous membranes of a person suffering from allergies to animals, they cause an allergic reaction. Almost every owner of a pet without knowing it, is a carrier of allergens, recording them in schools, offices and other public places. We now turn to the symptoms of allergy to animals, the most common of which are sneezing, runny nose and nasal congestion, eye irritation, watery eyes accompanied them, as well as some of the manifestations that have strong similarities with the symptoms of asthma. It is worth noting that in some extreme cases, allergies can last for six months, for obvious reasons could not brightens up people's everyday lives.

In the event that we have to deal with mild cases of allergies to animals, there is his role quite effectively cope various antihistamines and nasal sprays. In more serious cases, do without the use of corticosteroids did not happen. If the allergy is accompanied by symptoms of asthma, there will be appropriate prescribing for asthma. But still the best way to combat allergies to animals is immunotherapy. In this case, the patient must undergo a so-called hyposensitization, which represents a set of measures designed to reduce the body's sensitivity to allergens pets. To do this under the skin of the human small doses of allergens are introduced, which leads to the development of of antibodies to prevent future allergic reactions. Hyposensitization course begins with a single dose every week for several weeks or even months, which depends on disease severity. Such therapy can eliminate the appearance of unpleasant symptoms for quite some time. In the following, depending on the condition of the patient, the doctor may decide to limit injection frequency to one per month. In the case of allergies to pets, as, indeed, in the case of any other disease, it is better to try to avoid trouble at all than to go on doctors and suffer with their health. It is clear that we're talking about prevention, which in our case is to implement the recommendations below. Of course, in the case of severe allergy to a pet, you have only one option – give it a good good hands, so as the only alternative to such a difficult decision in favor of anguish his illness, which eventually undermine your health very seriously.

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