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The Evolution of Allergies - Why Allergies Are On The Rise

The Evolution of Allergies - Why Allergies Are On The Rise

Tuesday September 23, 2014

If there is one question I have been asked more often, it would have to be “Why are food allergies on the rise?” The most prevalent of the 9 food allergy categories is shellfish. However, in the past 10 years, peanut and tree nut anaphylaxis allergies have been in the media. The conflict has escalated between parents who want to pack a PB&J for lunch and complain that their child can’t bring snacks into the classroom and those parents with the fear that even an airborne exposure to an allergen may kill their child. When we started the allergy support group at Edgewood Elementary in 2002, there were only 2 students with known peanut allergies. Just a few years later, there were 17 students with known life threatening allergies. According to FARE, in 2014, 1 in 13 American children have food allergies. To fully understand the health of our current allergy crisis, let’s look at the entire picture of our world today. From food distribution and production, vaccinations, cosmetics, and cleaning products, the majority of Americans are bombarded with millions of new chemicals in our food and environment on a daily basis.

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Dr. Lubitz's Advice For Dog Allergies

Dr. Lubitz's Advice For Dog Allergies

Tuesday September 23, 2014

How to prevent allergies to dogs.

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