The ultimate goal of allergy treatment is preventing the symptoms from occurring in the first place. This usually includes learning how to avoid the allergen, whether it be pets, foods, insects or even certain chemicals. Preventing the development of allergies, asthma and food allergies in young children also is possible.
The goal of any family prone to allergies is to prevent the development of allergies in their child.
Various strategies have been shown to reduce the development of allergies and asthma, as well as to prevent or delay the onset of food allergies in children.
Common indoor allergens, including pet dander and dust mites, are typically year-round triggers of allergy and asthma symptoms. Therefore, avoidance of these triggers is an important aspect of the prevention and treatment of allergies.