There are several different types of allergies. Almost everyone has experienced mild seasonal allergy symptoms like a runny nose and scratchy throat, but there is a wide array of allergies that present different symptoms. Below you’ll find a brief overview of a few of the most common types of allergies:
Food allergies encompass a multitude of different foods, including but not limited to:
- Casein (a protein found in milk)
Pets are extremely common in the United States, where approximately 40 percent of households enjoy the companionship of a dog. Allergies to cats and dogs are the most common pet allergies, but it’s often difficult to avoid pet dander completely. Pet dander is easily transported and has the ability to end up in pet-free areas. If you or a loved one has a pet allergy, it’s important to speak with your doctor to find appropriate allergy relief.
When most people think of allergies, seasonal allergy symptoms come to mind. Although it makes sense to assume that most people only suffer from allergies in spring and summer, it’s also possible to have winter and fall seasonal allergies. To find out more about allergies and discuss allergy treatment options, contact Dr. James Haden today.