According to the World Health Organization, allergies are the sixth largest global disease. Respiratory allergies are most common with 10 to 20% of the French population suffering from allergic rhinitis and 2.5 million people with asthma. Skin allergy may cause atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis, contact eczema, hives or angioedema.
In recent years, the number of people with food allergies is rising steadily and is now affecting 3 to 10% of French. The best treatment of allergies, of course, avoids allergens that are responsible, but this is not always possible. To relieve symptoms of allergies, there are many drugs and some of them produce side effects. Nutritional supplements and plant extracts can help prevent allergies and relieve some of their symptoms.
[...] Studies have shown that the extract of Reishi mushrooms inhibits four types of allergic reactions, including positive effects on asthma and contact dermatitis. Study and found the whole process more effective than placebo have assessed effective in relieving symptoms and 48% of them were found as effective as or more effective than their previous treatment. Antihistamines are used to treat allergy to oppose histamine in serotonin and magnesium Stress plays an important role in triggering allergic reactions. Magnesium is important for the management of all forms of stress. [...]
[...] Another study compared the effects of vitamins C and probucol and MAK on susceptibility to oxidation of LDL. Therapy The results showed that the MAK was a much more powerful antioxidant than vitamins C and E or probucol, and it inhibits the initiation and propagation of oxidation. Ten patients with high levels of lipids following lipid-lowering therapy received the MAK for 18 weeks. Every six weeks, plasma lipoproteins, plasma lipid peroxides and oxidation of LDL were studied. After twelve weeks of treatment, an increase function of duration was observed in the phase delay and propagation delay of phase oxidation of LDL. [...]
[...] Similar results were obtained on basophils treated with quercetin, chemically similar to synthetic derivative Cromolyn. Quercetin effectively inhibited the release of histamine by these cells, even at low doses2. Although the exact mechanism by which flavonoids prevent calcium from entering cells is still debated, it is believed that flavonoids can inhibit the enzyme cyclic AMP phosphodiestase. Causes This causes increased levels of cyclic AMP phosphodiestase and prevents the release of histamine3. Flavonoids also exert their protective effects by other means. [...]
[...] Flavonoid compounds are potent inhibiters of cyclic AMP phosphodiestase, Experentia 34 :1054- Middleton Effects of flavonoids on immune and inflammatory cell functions. Biochem Pharmacol 43:1167- Ogasawara H et al: Effect of selected flavonoids on histamine release and hydrogen peroxide generation by human leukocytes (abstract) J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1985; 75 (suppl): 184. Otsuka H et al. Histochemical and functional characteristics of metachromic cells in the nasal epithelium in allergic rhinitis: studies of nasal scrapings and their dispersed cells. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995, 96:528-536. [...]
[...] These drugs work by blocking histamine receptors on other cells and not by blocking the initial release of histamine. Polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6 Taken together, the polyunsaturated fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6 are anti-inflammatory. Some fatty acids Omega-6 has a proinflammatory effect, which leads to overproduction of arachidonic acid but is blocked by omega-3. They must therefore be taken at the same time. The polyunsaturated fatty acid Omega-3 is the most powerful or the AGL gammalinolénique acid found in borage oil, evening primrose seed and currants. [...]
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