Grass pollen: Air pollutants for allergy sufferers

5/13/2019

Grass pollen: Air pollutants for allergy sufferers

An allergy to grasses exists when the immune system reacts hypersensitively to pollen. What is a grass allergy? Like allergies to house dust mites, animal hair or food, it belongs to type I, i.e. it is mediated by IgE antibodies. Pollen is a fine pollen formed in seed plants. The body repels the foreign substances […]

World-Asthma-Day: Many allergy sufferers with shortness of breath

5/7/2019

World-Asthma-Day: Many allergy sufferers with shortness of breath

Approximately 340 million people worldwide suffer from asthma.* About half of those affected (40-60 percent depending on age) suffer from allergies, warns Prof. Dr. Bergmann, Chairman of the German Pollen Information Service Foundation.

Animal hair allergy: Don’t blame the fur

4/3/2019

Animal hair allergy: Don’t blame the fur

The animal hair allergy is widespread — after pollen and house dust mites it is the most frequent allergy trigger. The name is misleading because it is not a reaction to the hair itself.

May we present Hannes?

3/25/2019

May we present Hannes?

Hannes Sachsenhofer – the passionate programmer and data protection manager is the technical director of igevia.

Wheat allergy versus gluten intolerance

2/12/2019

Wheat allergy versus gluten intolerance

When baking, some ingredients contain allergens such as wheat. We have therefore compiled the most important information on wheat allergy for you. You will also learn how it differs from a gluten intolerance (celiac disease).

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