May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, as it is peak season for those dealing with both asthma and allergies. Although there is no cure for either, there are ways to help cope with these conditions with medication. What may trigger allergies and/or asthma varies from person to person, so it is imperative that people are aware of what their triggers are. Both reactions can range from mild to severe. Learning how to reduce exposure and how to manage symptoms will benefit individuals suffering from these conditions.
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15 million people in the United States including 1 in 13 children are affected by food allergies. More than 200,00 emergency room visits are made per year because of food allergy reactions. Food Allergy Awareness Month is to educate others about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening medical condition.
What are Food Allergies?
Food allergy is a serious medical condition where the immune system mistakenly targets a harmless food protein, an allergen as a threat and attacks it.