Nearly 18 million adults in the United States have hay fever, or allergic rhinitis. It’s caused by pollens, weeds, grasses, and molds. Many more have allergic reactions to other things in the Author: John Donovan. Sep 06, 2016 · 9 Signs You've Developed A Food Allergy As An Adult. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, food allergy symptoms “can appear at any age” and impact up to 4 percent of adults. And, the organization adds, you can develop an allergy to foods you’ve eaten for years with no problem.Author: Korin Miller.
May 10, 2017 · During allergy season, many people assume that common symptoms like nasal congestion and sneezing are a sign that their allergies are acting up. But those same symptoms can be caused by a sinus infection, a cold, or even just be your body’s reaction to the changing temperature.Author: Stephanie Bucklin. Jan 09, 2015 · Most people who are diagnosed with allergies as adults probably had an allergic episode earlier in life that they don't remember. Often allergies follow a predictable course: eczema and food allergies in babies and toddlers, then hay fever symptoms in mid-to-late childhood.Author: Kristen Stewart.
Who's at Risk and Why. Being an allergic person can put you at higher risk for developing a new allergy: 15 percent of food allergies have an adult onset.". In other instances, people can outgrow one allergy (to perhaps milk or eggs), then later develop an allergy to Author: Stacey Colino. People who are allergic to cats may have an increased risk for developing adult onset asthma. Exposure to allergens or irritants such as cigarette smoke, chemicals, mold, dust, or other substances commonly found in the person’s environment (e.g. home or work place) might trigger the first asthma symptoms in an adult.