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General information about allergies, asthma, sports, body weight, skin, anaphylaxis (allergic shock), desensitization, indoor climate, allergy career, allergy tests and much more help in dealing with the allergy problem. Here you will also find our annual theme.
What is an allergy?
At least a quarter of the Swiss population is affected by allergies. The trend is upwards. The reasons are many and varied.
If in infancy and childhood one allergy form follows the next, we talk about an allergic march.
Recommendations to prevent further sensitisations and allergies in babies and children.
Desensitisation requires a comprehensive assessment. It is still the only causal treatment for allergies.
Anaphylaxis is the most serious allergic reaction and can potentially have a fatal outcome.
Today there are different test methods to identify allergies or rule them completely out.
Do symptoms occur within minutes or with a time delay? Experts distinguish between allergy types.
Independent information on complementary medicine relating to our focal topics of allergies, skin and asthma.
Food – Allergies and intolerances
Not everybody can eat whatever they fancy. They are allergic to certain foods or cannot tolerate them.