The allergic process is called atopy, and occurs when a person comes into contact with an allergen. The allergen sets off a cascade of events in the immune system that leads to inflammation and hyperreactivity in the airways.
Winter weather drives most of us indoors, but that doesn’t mean that we get a three-month rest from allergies. There are, in fact, plenty of potential allergy triggers inside your home. So, which ones should you be worrying about? The best way to understand potential respiratory triggers for those who have allergic nasal problems…