Asthma on the Rise
Asthma on the Rise by Chef Charles Knight
In a recent USA Today article by Anita Manning in a new government report… The number of people who suffer from asthma has risen rapidly since 1982, especially among women and minorities.
The increase may be due to many influences, such as indoor air pollution and secondhand smoke, says David Manino of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some researchers believe the effects of indoor air pollution are more sever in modern air-tight homes and offices built since the 1970’s in response to the energy crisis.
If you have allergies year-round or your symptoms are worse indoors, you may be allergic to dust mites or pet dander.
Seasonal allergies or hay fever can be triggered by pollens in the late winter or spring. Ragweed releases pollen in the summer and fall. The specifics also depend on where you live. Allergy season can start as early as January in Southern states and linger into November.
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