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Allergic reactions in children can manifest in various ways, affecting different parts of the body, impacting the quality of the child’s life, mental and emotional health.

Allergens are substances that elicit an immune response, triggering an allergic reaction. Common allergens include exposure to dust, mites, molds, pet dander, certain foods, personal care products. When the body gets exposed to allergens, the body’s immune system identifies them as harmful, releases histamine and other chemicals to defend against them which induces the allergic symptoms. It is imperative to look at the gut health in any allergies. The largest density of immune cells resides in small intestine and a balanced gut nurtures immune cells that respond with precision, dampening the intensity of allergic reactions. Short chain fatty acids produced by the gut microbiota (a community of beneficial bacteria) have anti-inflammatory properties that shape our body’s response to allergens.

Respiratory allergies: Often lead to symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, nasal congestion, itchy or watery eyes and breathing difficulties or asthma.

Skin allergies: An itchy truth causing rashes, hives, itching on the skin after an exposure to an internal or external trigger.

Food allergies: Beyond the food plate, manifesting symptoms of disturbed digestion, nausea, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea or constipation or can effect skin health too.

Homeopathy is a scientifically grounded and effective system of holistic medicine that aligns with the body’s natural tendency to heal itself. Homeopathic medicines come with tiny doses but a huge impact, they are derived from natural substances, contain no harmful chemicals, being completely safe which means that you can administer them to your child with peace of mind, knowing that there are no adverse reactions or long term consequences to worry about.

By supporting the child’s constitutional balance, homeopathic medicine focuses on treating the underlying cause of all types of allergies, child’s individual way of coping up with it rather than just managing the allergic symptoms.

Childhood is a precious time filled with growth, exploration and boundless curiosity. As parents, caregivers, or guardians, let us nurture and balance these little lives with holistic homeopathy, a gentle cure ensuring their well-being as a top priority.

Dr Devinder Kapoor, Specialist - Homeopathic Medicine, Emirates European Medical Centre, Dubai, Mobile: 971 54 428 8088