ALLERGIES

What is an allergy? Allergies are very common: 2 out of 10 people in the US suffer from them, and the numbers are growing. The chances of developing allergies are influenced by heredity. If one parent has allergies, their child has a 50% chance of developing allergies ...

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COMMON ALLERGY TRIGGERS

There are a very large number of different substances that cause or trigger allergies. Most people are aware of their particular allergy triggers and reactions. But often, the specific allergen cannot be identified unless you have had a similar reaction in the past. Many allergies develop with repeated ...

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COMMON FOOD ALLERGENS

Beware of foods that trigger your attacks

  • If you have seasonal allergies to ragweed, be aware that eating certain foods may trigger your symptoms. This is called oral allergy syndrome.
  • About one-third of people with fall seasonal allergies will have a cross-reaction to certain foods. Foods that ...

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FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT ALLERGIES

66% of the population that has a peanut allergy are male. 55% of those tested in the US, test positive for one or more allergens. If a child has one parent with allergies, his risk factor for developing them himself increases by 48%. Severe allergic reactions to insect bites and ...

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FOOD ALLERGIES

Food allergies are not as common as they seem. If you eat something and it makes you feel bad or gives you a bad reaction, you often assume that you are allergic to that food. It is thought that less than 1 % of the Americans that report they have ...

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