Tagged: allergies

farm kids and asthma

Allergies and the Hygiene Hypothesis

The hygiene hypothesis says that allergies are linked to being too clean. Is this really true? Here’s a look at some of the scientific evidence for allergies and hygiene.

Monoculture Linked to Hay Fever and Allergies

Not so long ago a family farm produced a myriad of crops the family and children ate. Today’s farms are a different animal altogether, and monoculture food production is not only hard on the land and soil, but is causing allergies and hay fever.

hay fever and nasal irrigation

Nasal Irrigation Helps Relieve Hay Fever Symptoms

Research has confirmed that nasal irrigation with a saline solution with more salt content significantly lessens allergy symptoms and the need for medications. Hay fever in children tested The research, from Italy’s University of Milan, was conducted on 220 children with allergic rhinitis to...