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6 most common allergies in summer

A sun allergy is a rash, swelling, and/or rash caused by the sun's Rays on the skin. Complaints that occur in the body can vary depending on the duration of exposure to the sun and the person. Sometimes these reactions can also be seen in the form of eczema, which develops due to perfumes, lotions or creams that are applied before going out in the sun.


How should it be protected?

Be careful not to stay under the sun between 10:00 and 16:00, when the sun's rays come steepest on the Earth.Dec. Be sure to wear sunglasses and hats outside. Avoid using perfume, lotion on Sun-seeing areas of your body. Choose dark and long clothes that cover your arms and legs. Feed the sunscreen to your skin 30 minutes before going out on the street and repeat the process every 2-3 hours.


With the arrival of summer, growing plants, blooming flowers and well-elongated lawns form a serious source of pollen. The most responsible for summer allergies is meadow, grass and grain pollen, which is more intense during this period.

How should it be protected?

Do not open windows and doors during the morning and noon hours when pollen is most often flying around, do not go outside if possible. Wash your clothes when you come home or to the hotel from outside, and dry your laundry inside if possible. Don't forget to take a shower as soon as you get home or to the hotel.


Allergies due to insect bites can develop as we spend more time outdoors in the summer heat, in nature. Wasps, ants and bedbugs are among the insects that can cause allergic reactions.deciduous insects. Insect bites can range from simple rashes, abdominal cramping-style pain and vomiting, in more advanced cases, to serious life-threatening conditions such as difficulty breathing, shortness of breath.” In such a case, it is necessary to contact the emergency department, " warned an otolaryngologist, Dr. "For example, a person who is allergic to bee stings can develop serious problems such as significant swelling of the body and face, blood pressure drop, fainting and decaying consciousness after a single bite. If you have a known allergy to bee stings, or if you notice one of the aforementioned alarm signs, you should urgently contact the nearest medical facility.Dec.


How should it be protected?

Do not wear colorful and floral clothes that resemble flowers such as pink, yellow, red, which may interest bees. It matters what you wear as well as how you smell. Do not use perfume that smells of flowers. Choose long-sleeved and long-legged clothes that protect your body. Do not consume sweetened beverages outdoors. Against insect bites, you can use a protective spray or lotion that you can find in pharmacies.


Although we usually prefer the sea to cool off in hot weather, we also can not give up the pleasure of the pool. But chlorine used for disinfection in pools can also cause allergies. In cases where allergies develop, itching occurs with rashes on the skin and/or eyes. In addition, nasal congestion, itching in the nose, sneezing and watering in the eyes can develop.

How should it be protected?

If you have a known chlorine allergy, it's best not to go in the pool. Although you are not allergic to chlorine, clean all the chlorine from your body by taking a good shower after each pool. Do not choose pools, especially if you are not sure of their cleanliness.


Almost all foods can be allergens, but the most common allergens are cow's milk, eggs, dried nuts, cereals and pulses, shellfish and soy. Strawberries, watermelons and peaches, which come to the fore with their flavors in summer, are fruits with a slightly more pronounced allergen feature. After consuming the food that creates an allergic reaction, mild symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, skin rashes, abdominal pain, diarrhea and bloating, as well as tables that develop suddenly, are life-threatening and can progress to anaphylaxis.

How should it be protected?

If you have a food allergy, you and your relatives should know as much about it as possible and stay away from allergenic foods. For example, make a habit of carefully reading the contents of prepared food that you buy in grocery stores. Be sure to share information about your allergic condition with restaurant authorities in restaurants.


Another allergic factor that we should pay attention to during the holiday is ‘house dust mites'. As we open more doors and windows in summer, more dust mites enter the room.In addition, air conditioners can also be a home of household dust mites if they do not have a suitable filtering system or are not cleaned frequently December.

How should it be protected?

If possible, keep doors and windows closed and cool with an air conditioner with an air purifier. The clothes you go to bed at night should be different from the clothes you use during the day so that allergens do not move to bed. Change your pillows and sheets regularly at frequent December intervals. Do not forget to clean the air conditioning filter at certain December intervals and have regular maintenance done. If you are at the hotel, you can confirm by asking if the authorities have done these maintenance. If you are allergic to household dust (mites), make sure that there are no carpets, especially in environments such as a hotel, hostel, or home where you will stay on vacation. Because carpet is an important source of mite, which can trigger allergies.

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