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"Allergies May Be Good For You"???

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Wally, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. Wally

    Wally Senior Member

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    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=nothing-to-sneeze-at-allergies-may-be-good-for-you&page=2

    See, http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v484/n7395/full/484458a.html
     
  2. hixxy

    hixxy Senior Member

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    Indeed, but I think there needs to be a distinction between an allergy that is doing it's job (as your immune system correctly intended) and an allergy that has developed because your immune system is going ballistic and is confused!

    hixxy
     

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