The diagnosis of an allergy is carried out on an outpatient basis using various test procedures on the skin (so-called prick, epicutaneous, scratch and intracutaneous testing), as well as through special blood tests, the rest tests.
The interest lies in the identification of type 1 and type 4 allergies.
Type 1 allergies are reactions to substances such as pollen, mold, house dust mites and animal epithelia. Meanwhile every third citizen of an industrialized country suffers from it allergic Symptoms such as cough, runny nose and conjunctival irritation or asthma.
The complaints occur seasonally or all year round.
Type 4 allergies are reactions to contact substances that lead to irritation of the skin and mucous membrane with a time delay.
There are several therapy methods available for type 1 allergies:
- drug administration
- Naturopathic treatment methods
- Homeopathic treatment methods
In the area of type 4 allergies, it is important to identify the allergy-causing mono-substances and then avoid them.