Allergy

Allergy is a disorder of the immune system in which the defenses respond inappropriately and they identify external substances as harmful that, due to their nature, are inoffensive. The most frequent allergy is respiratory - rhinoconjunctivitis and allergic asthma- which affects around 25% of the general population.

Allergy explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
There are many factors, many causes that may explain why there are increasingly more and more allergic diseases, such as environmental contamination, the type of diet, stress factors that act on the immune system, the microbiome itself, these multiple microorganisms that live in our body.

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Substantiated information by:

Joan Bartra Tomàs
Rosa Maria Muñoz Cano

Published: 24 July 2019
Updated: 24 July 2019

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