Are You Allergic To The Cold?

Brrr it’s cold out there! But can you actually be allergic to the weather?

As most people know, allergy triggers change with the seasons. However, it is the weather patterns and temperature swings themselves causing allergens rather than seasonal pollens?

According to recent research, allergic reaction to cold temperatures. Also known as cold hives, the condition cause redness, itching and swelling after time spent to chilly air.

Cold urticaria typically occurs in young adults, who may outgrow it. Although it can affect “patients of all ages, from infants to the elderly. In some cases it can occur spontaneously, and in some cases it can go away in a few years.

There needs to be more awareness because it’s life-threatening. There are certain degrees of severity and not something to be taken lightly

Cold urticaria isn’t the only allergy weather triggers or makes worse. If you think the weather is affecting you, why not find out more at the Devon Allergy Clinic?

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