Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year.
“Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to substances that generally do not affect other individuals,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “These substances, or allergens, can cause sneezing, coughing, and itching. Allergic reactions range from merely bothersome to life-threatening.” While allergies can generally not be prevented, allergic symptoms and reactions can be prevented.Read More