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How to Treat those Nasty Allergies

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Allergy season is quickly approaching and many of you might be looking for some answers to help you through it all.

Why do we have allergies in the first place?

Allergies are your bodies reaction to an antigen (foreign particle) such as ragweed. If your body perceives these particles as a threat, it produces histamine.

Histamine is a chemical substance produced by your immune cells when they recognize these foreign particles. Histamine dilates blood vessels which then become more leaky. ...

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