An atopic disease is a condition that is caused by a reaction to an allergen.
The allergic reaction, also known as atopy, happens when the body wrongly treats an allergen as a threat.
There are some conditions that are classed as atopic diseases.
If you suffer from one of the atopic ailments, you are more likely to have one or more of the others. They are closely linked.
If you are atopic, you will be more likely to get an allergic reaction from an allergen. So the likelihood of you having a condition caused by an allergy is increased.
There is also an increased risk if one or both of your parents have one or more of the conditions.
All the conditions can be managed through self help and treatment.
When you have an atopic condition, because it is caused by an allergen, there is always a risk
The best way to reduce
the chance of any symptoms of allergic reactions appearing is to
avoid or limit your contact to the allergens. This can be difficult,
but definitely not impossible.
The most commons
allergens that cause the symptoms of the atopic diseases are