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Your home is your castle – except when you're allergic to it

May 16, 2018

Allergies and asthma are on the rise and increasingly have become household concerns.

A century ago, most allergies weren’t even recognized, today they’re a global burden. There are over 200 allergens out there that affect people and their ability to live their lives normally. While medications can effectively treat certain allergies, there is no one solution for all of them and the problem is quickly growing.  Worldwide, sensitization rates to one or more common allergens among school children are approaching 50%. Indeed, the prevalence of allergic diseases is expected to reach up to 4 billion people by the 2050s.

Why is this? It is widely thought that the shift in our lifestyles and how we spend more and more time indoors could be a significant contributing factor. But hiding within your home are a host of indoor allergies that cause misery to millions. You just have to know where to look. 

Are you allergic to your own home?

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