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Five things your sweetie with allergies doesn’t want for Valentine’s Day Steer clear of gifts that will trigger allergy and asthma symptoms.
Forty percent of people with peanut allergies can eat tree nuts but choose to avoid them Study found most common reason for avoidance was to minimize risk of cross contact.
Prenatal and early life exposure to multiple air pollutants increases odds of toddler allergies Early exposure to candles, cats and environmental tobacco smoke showed greatest impact.
Facts & Statistics
- 16.9 million adults and 6.7 million children have been diagnosed with hay fever in the last year.
- Allergic diseases, which include asthma, are the fifth most prevalent chronic diseases in all ages, and the third most common in children.
- Asthma results in 456,000 hospitalizations and 2.1 million emergency room visits annually.
- Weather conditions such as extremely dry, wet or windy weather can worsen an asthma condition.