Hi gg,gibbledygook wrote:I also have severe, chronic hayfever and except when I was on beta interferon my hayfever has been just as bad, in fact probably worse than before my first major relapse.
Hi WW,Wonderfulworld wrote: And now that I think of it too, I also have an allergy to mould. I lived in a house riddled with mould for about 5 years and I had the highest rate of relapses when I lived there over that 5 year period.
gibbledygook wrote:Is your sister on beta interferon?
Wonderfulworld wrote:I have NEVER had a relapse during this time. I always thought it was to do with summer & vitamin D etc, but perhaps it is indeed the hay fever challenge.
I don't think anyone clearly understands the relationship between atopy, disease and the Th1/Th1 responses but the whole thing is very interesting and very pertinent in allergy, asthma and autoimmunity.Sandrine wrote:maybe some of you have heard about the th1/th2 balance of the immune system. Th1 and th2 are different subtypes of t-lymphocytes which produce different cytokines to "communicate". Autoimmune disease (MS) is a th1 immune answer, allergy seem to be th2.
ut out of curiosity I'd like to clarify that you've been having ongoing allergy problems due to the mould?
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