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Use of antihistamines and steroids give a quick relief from

  • allergy 

  • nausea

  • cough

  • Headache


A.

allergy 

Allergy is the hypersensitiveness of a person to some foreign substances coming in contact with or entering the body. The common allergens are dust, pollen mould, spores, fabricates, bacteria, etc. During an allergic reaction, there is increased the release of histamine from mast cells. Use of antihistamines and from mast cells. Use of antihistamine and steroids give a quick relief from allergy.

Allergy is the hypersensitiveness of a person to some foreign substances coming in contact with or entering the body. The common allergens are dust, pollen mould, spores, fabricates, bacteria, etc. During an allergic reaction, there is increased the release of histamine from mast cells. Use of antihistamines and from mast cells. Use of antihistamine and steroids give a quick relief from allergy.


Name three important aspects to maintain good health.

(i) Balanced diet (ii) Personal hygiene and (iii) Regular exercise.

List advantages of good health.

Healthy people are more efficient and productive. good health also brings prosperity and people live long. It also reduces infant and maternal mortality.

What is disease ?

Malfunctioning of one or more organs characterised by signs and symptoms is called disease.

What is the significance of ‘Typhoid Mary’ ?

Typhoid Mary was a Typhoid carrier who continued to spread typhoid for several years through food she prepared.

What is health ?

It is a state of complete, physical, mental and social well being of a person.