September 01, 2014

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  • Allergies: Old as Humankind

    Allergies: Old as Humankind

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Allergic reactions have been reported as far back as ancient times and undoubtedly predate that. In the early 19th century, an English physician was the first to recognize allergic rhinitis as a condition distinct from the common cold.

  • Allergies: Are We Too Clean?

    Allergies: Are We Too Clean?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Why do more people have allergies today than in the past? One prevailing—though controversial—theory is known as the hygiene hypothesis, which pertains largely to industrialized countries.

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