One of the fastest growing chronic human health problems affecting adults today is allergies. Yes, allergies. More and more adults are experiencing adult onset allergies, which has garnered the interest of researchers because as our population ages, there isn’t much data on the exact prevalence of allergic diseases. How is it impacting the aging process on our immunologic pathways?
Aishah Ali, M.D., specializes in allergies and immunology and is an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. She explains how too many people underestimate the impact allergies can have on their health and overall quality of life.
She explains the serious dangers of shrugging off allergic reactions and why you shouldn’t neglect symptoms. Get her tips for the best strategies for dealing with allergies, whether they’re seasonal, food or medical, and learn how to stay safe, even if you’ve never had allergies in the past.
(Note: the UCF College of Medicine is a Growing Bolder content partner and a sponsor of Growing Bolder.)