Allergy has become most commonly used word, “more” because of weakening immune system of the body, that is affected easily by dust, pollen, animal dander and even food. Immune-system means bolstering the white cells or antibodies in the blood cells to fight off the foreign bodies or bad proteins. Here are ten known but undefined sources that may surprise you, being cause of allergies, besides common culprits.
1.Cell phones and tablets-
This may be a bit shocking information that cell phones and tablets too can cause rashes on face, hands and irritation in the eyes. Metal allergy if identified won’t leave your side easily, use protective covers for the devices.
Woolens are cozy to the skin but can be sensitive on it too. There is a natural substance called lanolin in sheep’s skin that mixes with wool and sweaters, shawls and blankets made from these can cause allergic rashes to few lanolin- sensitive people. Lanolin is also used in cosmetics and few medicated ointments, look for lanolin free product if you are found allergic to it.
An allergy that can be caused by nickel rubbed off from cheap silver colored jewelry can cause contact dermatitis a rash on the skin. Doctor’s recommend in such cases to wear gold or platinum only.
It can be caused by nickel rubbed off from cheap silver colored jewelry can cause contact dermatitis a rash on the skin. Doctor’s recommend in such cases to wear gold or platinum only.
4. Old furniture-
If you have history of dust allergic, be careful to buy old furniture or keep the existing non-washable fabric furniture at home for long. If you put caution to the wind, even asthma can make home in your body.
5. Washing soaps-
Some detergent, stain removers and dye chemicals can cause allergic situation. That material may infect all clothes you wear or sleep on.
6. Skin care cosmetics-
The sensitivity to various cosmetics for face can cause rashes and redness that is termed as allergic. A specialist can diagnose cosmetic sensitivity by doing patch tests.
7. Old books-
One big cause of dust allergic could be your cherished book collection accumulating dust on it. The books should be dusted off from time to time.
8. Plants at home-
Plants enhance beauty of home but they may be the cause of pollen and dust allergy. So choose a plant and pot with care.
9. Stuffed toys-
Stuffed toys gather dust and other substances that may cause wheezing, dust allergies and asthmatic conditions. Covering allergic proof covers and regular washing can help.
10. Sunlight Causes-
UV rays coming out of the sunrays can cause blisters, itching, redness and swellings to the people who are allergic to it. For milder medicines care and medicines work but the longer treatment involve medicines with steroids