October 1, 2013

Farm Life Can Alleviate Allergies

New research found moving to the farm could reduce allergy symptoms and hypersensitivities. The exposure to a wide range of bacteria, fungi, pollen, and all that nose-tickling stuff may trigger an immune response to protect against hypersensitivity. The positive effect on the immune system was true for those who both grew up in farmland and those who moved from urban areas. Research said it’s not too late to make the move from the city to the farm but they’re not necessarily recommending you do that, as there are other factors involved. The new research proves that it’s possible to positively affect allergies later in life and brings us closer to understanding more about preventing allergies.

[ Read the Article: Life On The Farm May Translate To Life Without Allergies ]

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