Clark from Indianapolis, Indiana, asks:
I have allergies since I was a child. Seeing different doctors, all prescribed different medications, without any real help. Which medication do you recommend in my case?
Spending most for medicine per capita in the industrialized world, the U.S. is foremost in modern medicine. With, inter alia,
Yet, when it comes to allergies which in fact is the 6th leading chronic illness in the nation, with more than 50 million citizens affected, and 18 billion dollars medical costs annually, there is a tremendous lack of medical expertise almost like in a developing country. According to a recent study of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), most physicians misinterpret the causes of allergies, and how to treat it.
Even less familiar in the medical community are the main causes of allergy-related deaths, according to research at the Montefiore Medical Center of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College of Medicine in New York City: pharmaceutical medications.
Leaves us with the question if there are better – in fact, natural – therapies to alleviate allergies successfully. Yes, there are natural remedies such as, inter alia, Omega-3 fatty acids, according to Pusan National University in Pusan, South Korea.
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