The Rate of Allergic Diseases Has Increased 20 Times in the Last 3 Years

Studies show that by 2050, one out of every two people will have an allergic nature. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist Prof. Dr. Hülya Ercan Sarıçoban pointed out that allergy diseases, which were seen at a rate of 3-5% about 20 years ago, have increased to a rate of 10-15% by showing an increase of 2-3 times today.

With the arrival of spring, the importance of allergies, one of the most frequently discussed topics, is increasing day by day. Research shows that almost all allergic diseases have increased significantly in recent years. Reminding that environmental factors and industrialization are of great importance at this point, Yeditepe University Kozyatağı Hospital Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist Prof. Dr. Hülya Ercan Sarıçoban said, “We know that it has a very serious effect especially on the occurrence of respiratory allergies. With the use of exhaust fumes, increased air pollution, processed and packaged foods, microplastics, nanoparticles, as well as detergents that have increased in use in the current period, many chemicals and allergic reactions increase with their inhalation.“.

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