Life quality of patients with allergy
Allergic diseases are categorized as civilization diseases. The highest rise of sick count is reported in highly developed countries. The course of these illnesses is very long and require long-term therapy, and a high level of patients dedication. They pose a great threat of medical and social nature. The aim of the study was to determine how allergic diseases influence the quality of life of the patients. The study was carried out amongst 110 people with allergy-based diseases. The tool used was the standard interview questionnaire. Amongst the group, 58.2% were women, and 64.5% lived in a city, in 57.3% of the cases allergy has occurred after reaching the age of 18. 59.1% required constant therapy. Because of the disease 35.5% of patients had to change the family's diet. 27.3% had to remove all animals, 15.5% had to remove house plants, 57.7% changed the way of doing laundry and cleaning. Because of the disease, 33.6% had to limit contact with other people.