Stress, one of the causes behind aggravating allergies

The National Network Aerobiological monitoring indicates the presence of pollen from birch, oak, ash … This is the time to take care because stress can promote allergies.

The 8th French Congress of Allergology was held in Paris from 16 to 19 April. Among the topics discussed: the role of stress as an aggravating factor in allergic.

Thus, the more stress occurs early in childhood or already during pregnancy, the risk of being allergic is high. And, in the form of stress, allergic manifestations differ.

Acute stress is more likely to cause allergic digestive reactions. Chronic stress can increase allergic rhinitis, asthma and eczema.

The good news is, these allergic symptoms related to stress can be reduced. How – very simply; by doing a very regular relaxing activity for at least half an hour. This may be listening to soft music, a relaxation session…

The researchers found that after these leisure activities, immune cells behaved differently and reduced the risk of allergic reactions.

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