Allergy and Mental Diseases
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To suffer an allergic disease may increase the chance of having mood or anxiety disorders, as well as other more specific diseases (panic attack, anxiety disorders or even phobias).
A research has been carried out recently in Germany to watch the relationship of allergies and mental diseases, as well as the link between allergy treatment and mental disorders.
More than 4.000 patients in a national health survey and It was observed that allergies were more frequent in young women, with no differences regarding to socio-economic status.
[quote align=”center” color=”blue”]A complete fulfilled treatment may mean an advantage
Those patients recieving allergy desensitization treatment with complete fulfillment showed less risk to suffer mental diseases as mood/ansiety disorders.
The authors of this study comment on the possible mechanism ot this finding: the link between nervous central system and the immune system, with a close relationship of white cells and cytokines (molecules relevant to allergies).