To live with an allergy, for example, for oranges is very easy - do not eat oranges. What to do if your body rejects ... your spouse? We have compiled a list of the 7 most bizarre allergies, badly tarnished his life "holders».
With the money
As such allergic to money until the official medicine does not recognize. However, certain substances used for the production of banknotes and coins, really can cause allergic reactions. Thus, widely known allergy to nickel, used to make including Russian rubles and kopecks. Upon contact with the small change can occur in allergic skin rashes and itching, and symptoms last from several hours to 6 days.
However, intolerance of things - not such a trouble, unless of course you are a cashier or a collector. But the 33-year-old Briton Yvonne Simon suffered far more misfortune - an allergy on coins and banknotes. In addition to nickel, skin reactions in women cause monetary components of paint, and plus everything - latex, so wear protective gloves, she too can not. Cure state is impossible, poor Yvonne several years paying only a bank card.
On his wife
"I just can not stand you!" - For the Briton Darren Young, this phrase was not the insult to the wife, and the statement of the sad medical fact. Several years ago, Yang discovered a rare allergy (medicine knows only three confirmed cases) on a chemical compound polyethylene oxide (PEO). This substance is found in many cosmetic products and is also used in the production of household chemicals, so that at his own home a man walks in the literal sense as a minefield.
Moreover, Yang simply afraid to go to his wife, since she is hands spread some cream or even brush her teeth - she immediately becomes a husband strongest allergen. The reasons for the state is not yet known cure for it, respectively, also not.
On the mother's milk
In fact, it is an allergy-snag, or rather, not quite the right name for food intolerance. Indeed, some children may manifest adverse reaction to breastfeeding, but the cause is not actually milk, and any items that fall into it from the power of the mother. Most likely, on the eve mum ate something dangerous - such as fish, eggs, peanuts or any other product that has a high potential to cause allergies - and this is certainly reflected in the composition of the milk.
In addition, the cause of "allergy" can be congenital metabolic disorders, such as, for example, galactosemia, phenylketonuria, a disease, "maple syrup" and so on. D. They lie in the body's inability to absorb or digest certain substances, that is, the child will not suffer from rejection, and lack of any components. To identify these diseases, foreseeing a number of tests, and treatment usually is a strict diet and taking the medicine.
In general, breast milk, on the contrary, very helpful. According to some studies, its composition miraculously "adjusted" individually for the baby, so the baby gets only the most necessary and, of course, safe.
At any food
Among food allergens, oddly enough, the big set. Bol, in theory, cause allergies can absolutely any food, although the most famous "unbearable products" are milk, cereals, eggs and fish. In addition, the high allergenicity have the nuts, all seafood, poultry, coffee, chocolate, spices and condiments, smoked meat and fish, mustard, vinegar and mayonnaise, horseradish, radishes, radish, tomatoes, eggplant and mushrooms, strawberries, cantaloupe, pineapple, citrus fruits and honey.
To some "lucky" to not only digest one of these products; Many allergy sufferers can not tolerate several types of food and also suffer from cigarette smoke, dust and other irritants. But the most difficult case of food intolerance - this is perhaps the story of the young Australian Caleb Bassenshuta who can not eat anything at all.
In addition to numerous allergies almost all the food groups, the five-year Caleb suffers from severe intestinal absorption disorders. His stomach ulcers and many izёden refuses to accept even the most easy and dietary food. Should the boy swallow even a spoonful of food - the body responds to pain and wild gag reflex. So doctors have to feed him a special high-calorie solution: through a special probe fluid enters directly into the stomach of Caleb, with dosed at 1-2 grams, no more.
On sex with her husband
Doctors around the world not in vain promote safe sex - careful, as you know, is never superfluous. However, for young lovers Michael and Julie from the UK she turned quite an unpleasant surprise, and in the first wedding night.
The fact is that after the wedding the couple discovered that Julie suffers from allergies ... sperm newfound husband. Before marriage, the young people also were sexually active, but always use a condom; but after exchanging rings have decided to try to conceive. As a result, the first "dangerous" sexual intercourse for a woman turned severe pain and skin rashes, and symptoms disappeared for a few days.
However, she has not seen the relationship between their condition and sex, so the couple will continue to try to have a baby. After two years (!) Of unsuccessful effort, Julie finally diagnosed with - hypersensitivity to seminal fluid, or an allergy to semen. As it turned out, the woman's body recognizes the sperm as a foreign protein, and rejected the her, causing pain and made it impossible to conceive. Now, the young couple had to think about adoption.
In physical education
Physical inactivity, ie lack of physical activity, doctors called the scourge of modern society. They say that mankind is so lazy and accustomed to the benefits of civilization, which itself drives itself into the grave and in the literal sense "does not move».
However, the 37-year-old Ruth Hoylord have official "excuse" to reduce physical activity in your life to a minimum. A few years ago she was diagnosed with a rare disease - anaphylaxis caused by physical activity - and it is, like many other allergies, it can kill. Should women eat any allergenic foods - nuts, fish or milk - and then, for example, speed, begins her severe allergic reaction. The airways become swollen and his face, if you do not take urgent measures, Ruth can suffocate in a matter of minutes. And the attack can provoke anything: even climb stairs Ruth contraindicated.
Causes of the disease and how to treat doctors are not yet known. Therefore, all that remains of Ruth - it continually monitor their pulse and sadly look at the box gyms.
For safe sex
In some allergy causes unprotected sex, others - on the contrary. Many men and women suffer from intolerance ... Just condom - and often do not realize this. The fact that the majority of allergies believe that have picked up some STDs and assures backwards until laboratory analysis.
One of the most common instigators of allergies - a latex; it can not stand about 6% of the world population. Symptoms of intolerance include a burning sensation and itching, skin rashes, pain, and sometimes swelling of the genitals. In addition, similar reactions can occur due to dye substances or spermicidal lubricant, but in this case the help can simply change the brand of condoms. After all, there are other methods of protection - oral contraceptives, spirals and so on. N.