Warmer temperatures usually signal the start of the allergy season. Patients stream into practices complaining of the usual symptoms: running and stuffy noses, shortness of breath, itching, burning and watery eyes, eyelid edema and skin rashes.
More and more patients are becoming affected by allergies, which are now considered among the most common chronic diseases. Environmental factors such as nutrition, the microbiome, an increase in Cesarean sections, particulate matter, climate change and improved hygienic conditions in the western world are being blamed for this.
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