Health Glossary: A - Allergies - Vital Health Zone
Food allergies can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, cramps Allergens that are breathed in, can cause a blocked and itchy nose, itchy throat, excessive mucous, coughing and even wheezing Drug allergies often affect most of the body and can have a whole variety of symptoms Allergies to plants and cosmetics, often cause a skin rash on the site of application Symptoms of allergies vary among person to person in their severity. Even at their worst, allergies generally will not kill you, although they will make you feel bad. However, some people can experience a really rare and extreme allergic reaction (called anaphylaxis) which is very much life-threatening. Anaphylaxis is normally treated with adrenaline .