October 14, 2009

Allergy Cures: The Truth Behind 10 Myths

By Kelley Luckstein

Sniffling, sneezing – and perplexed? Allergies are frequently misunderstood. Get a better grip on thisallergysneezing condition, so you can avoid triggers and manage symptoms.


One in five Americans has allergies — and the numbers are growing. So are misconceptions and myths about the condition.


If allergies are making you miserable, don’t add to your suffering. Learn what’s fact and fiction and clear your head…


Myth #6: You’ll outgrow childhood allergies.

True and false…If you had mild allergies as a child, “the better your chances are for outgrowing” them, says Chad Masters, M.D., a family physician at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.


Lifescript by Leah Greenbaum 10/13/09

Tags: allergies, Allergy, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

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