Allergy is a real problem of many modern people. Specialists understand it as an abnormal reaction of our immune system on certain environmental factors or substances, such as oranges, almonds, pomegranates or other foods, pollen, insect stings, pet dander, mold spores, certain medications, and so on. The most common symptoms and signs of allergy are skin rushes, itching, sneezing, coughing, redness of the eye, swelling, sinusitis, bloating and many more. Nowadays, there are various treatments for allergies. Those include immunotheraty (vaccination) and pharmacotherapy (using such medications as antihistamines, theophylline, hydrocortisone, etc.). Read the rest of this entry »