Besides the apparent discomfort, there are several kinds of seasonal allergies that can affect the quality of life. If most of these allergies are left untreated, they can have some serious long time effects and result in sinus, ear infection and asthma.
In general, allergies occur due to adverse reactions of the immune system on identifying pollens or mold spores as the foreign particles and starts attacking by releasing large amount of antibodies. Usually these allergies caused by indoor pollution, genetics, pets and other medical illness.
Here is a brief breakdown of the allergy attacks in U.S, for more information navigate through the infographic.
Every 1 out of 5 individuals in US show either asthma or allergy symptoms.
In United States, more than 2 million adults with age above 65 years are victims of asthma.
Over 70% of children in United States will develop allergies, if both the parents have allergies.
Every 8 out 10 households in United States will spray pesticides to get rid of insects inside the home.
Among the total children admitted in hospitals, 44% are victims of asthma disease.
Due to asthma, 10.5 million children have missed the school.
In last few years, the indoor pollution has exceeded the outside pollution by 2 to 100 times.