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Allergies: Why does this have to happen to me?

Allergies: Why does this have to happen to me? | Mr Vitamins
Sneezing, watery nasal discharge, itchy eyes nose and throat and inflamed skin all have something in common. They are symptoms of allergic reactions associated with IgE activity.

Allergies and IgE

Immunoglobulin E (IgE) activity is very important when it comes to allergies. Put simply, it’s a type of antibody that ‘over activates’ specific and very sensitive white blood cells. This reaction produces various allergic symptoms ranging from mild/moderate to more severe which require immediate medical attention. IgE activity is triggered by an allergen such as pollen, dust or gluten. Not everyone has an allergic response to these normally harmless substances, but people with allergies can have what has been called a ‘hypersensitive’ immune system. Allergic symptoms associated with IgE activity include;
  • Hayfever
  • Eczema and Dermatitis
  • Hives

What can you do?

Consider scientifically and traditionally evidenced herbs to help relieve allergic symptoms especially those associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions;
  • Bupleurum falcatum (Bupleurum)
  • Pinellia ternata (Pinellia)
  • Zingiber officinale (Ginger)
  • Scutellaria baicalensis (Baical Skullcap)
  • Zizyphus jujuba (Red Date)
  • Glycyrrhiza uralensis (Licorice)
The traditional Chinese herbal formula (Xiao Chai Hu Tang) from the Eastern Han Dynasty 25 AD is now one of the most popular Chinese medicines in the world, providing anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory and immune balancing effects to people looking for symptom relief from allergies.

Mr Vitamins recommends

Fusion Health Allergy

The Chinese herbs in Fusion Health Allergybased on the traditional Chinese herbal formula (Xiao Chai HFusion Health Allergy 60_tabsu Tang), work well together to assist in the management of allergic symptoms. Tip for kids: Fusion Health Allergytablets can also be given to children over 2 years of age by crushing and mixing with food.  'Ask a Naturopath' for specific help with dosing for your child. Fusion® Health Allergyshould not replace urgent medical attention or essential drug therapy. Find out more about Fusion Health Allergy here Fusion Health Allergycombines well with Fusion Health® Skin Tonicto assist in the management of skin allergies such as eczema and Fusion Health® Dermaheal to provide topical soothing relief to skin conditions.

Top Tip

Know your triggers. Sometimes there is a lot of confusion around which allergen is triggering symptoms As always, whatever questions or concerns you have about hayfever, eczema and allergies, all you have to do is drop by Mr Vitamins and ‘Ask a Naturopath’.