Sneezing Up a Storm
For those people lucky enough to not have allergies, the misery allergies can inflict is something of a mystery. Yet, for those unfortunate individuals that suffer from allergies, the abiding mystery is how to live with them.
Allergies are an increasing health problem. According to the data provided by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), allergies affect approximately 50 million people in the U.S. It is even more alarming that a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established that, in the period between 1997 and 2011, prevalence of food allergies among children increased by 50%.
According to Dr. Sonia Kamboj, board-certified allergist and immunologist at West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), the reason for these increases is also something of an ongoing mystery. . . .