from the staff of People's Medical Magazine

What Are Allergies – The Basics

An allergy is basically your immune system reacting to some foreign substance such as pet dander, bee venom or pollen, or even to food, which would normally not cause such a reaction in majority of people. Immune system is responsible for creating antibodies. These help fight off infections, diseases and many more things. However, at times, the immune system identifies a particular foreign substance as harmful, although it is not,