Posts Tagged "seasonal allergies"

Ah-Choo! Preventing Seasonal Allergies in Children

Posted on Aug 21, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Dr. Manny Alvarez is the managing health editor for FoxNews.com Forty percent of U.S. children have seasonal allergies. When a parent has allergies, his or her child will probably have them too. Most allergies tend to appear in childhood. So, if you have seasonal allergies as an adult, you probably started getting them as a kid. As children, boys get ore allergies than girls, but as they get older, women usually catch up to men. Even though we say allergies are seasonal, they can occur year-round. In the spring you can get allergies to grass and pollen, and in the fall you can get allergies...

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