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Rising allergy and intolerance diagnosis rates

This answer would be for the Hygiene Hypothesis part of the question Epidemiology studies in favour of Hypothesis The geographical distribution of allergic and autoimmune diseases is a mirror ...
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How does the body develop an allergy during a lifetime?

From the MayoClinic, it isn't clear why adult allergies develop: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-allergy/expert-answers/food-allergy/faq-20058483 However, there is evidence that ...
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Looking for a comprehensive list of allergies

You may find SNOMED CT useful. As you can see from this screenshot from the UMLS Metathesaurus, SNOMED CT contains many allergies organized into a useful ontological hierarchy: Here "allergy to ...
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What percentage of reported allergies are genuine?

I'd say the data in the linked paper is reliable - it is even in the title (bolded for emphasis): Diagnosed Allergic Conditions in Adults: United States, 2021 In addition, the methods has this to ...
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Seasonal allergies home remedies

Nettle-Peppermint Tea: Based on the mechanism of action, it should be noted that plain peppermint or used other ways should help. everyday-roots.com peppermint contains a type of flavonoid called ...
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Itchy Shins! Footwear or Shin Splints?

Shin splints is dull, burning or throbbing pain (not itch) on the inner (medial) side of the shin in one or both legs. It appears at a certain time after onset of an exercise and typically resolves ...
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Rising allergy and intolerance diagnosis rates

In general, it seems that there has to be a slight distinction made between a diet during pregnancy and a mother's diet during breast feeding. Overall the available evidence is judged as 'not there' ...
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Is there any evidence for the idea that eating too many nuts makes you allergic?

According to the review of Valenta et al., nuts and peanuts give rise to IgE-mediated allergy, which is indeed a type of reaction that is subject to a form of sensitization. Although the process ...
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Effective use of a mask for allergies, asthma and bronchitis?

I think that you can order masks online for that purpose. The main thing is that the mask should not allow the allergens to reach your respiratory tract (also the eyes should be protected if you have ...
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Map of ragweed infested countries

https://www.polleninfo.org/fileadmin/template/img/chartimages/currency/resized/POAC_06_1.gif According to the little number on the lower left, this is from 2012. The situation is worse than I ...
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