Allergy

Allergy triggers

Allergy triggers are environmental and diet factors that cause an allergic reaction. Gluten and peanut allergy are primarily caused by diet while pollen in the air can cause the onset of hay fever allergies. Learn more about common allergy triggers here and how to recognise and treat the symptoms.

Could you be allergic to seawater?

A dip in the ocean is not such a cooling experience if your swim is always followed by an itchy rash. Could it be that you have a seawater allergy?

load more

Ask the Expert

Allergy expert

Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies. obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

Still have a question?

Get free advice from our panel of experts

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

* You must accept our condition

Forum Rules