Allergies May Boost Chances of Anxiety or Depression Symptoms

January 11, 2016, News

They looked for signs of sneezing and itchy eyes, wheezing or skin inflammation related to allergies. Parents answered 160 questions about their child’s behaviors and emotions, including how often they seemed worried, nervous, fearful, or sad.

Among the conclusions, children with allergic rhinitis and allergic persistent wheezing at age 4 are at increased risk of internalizing behaviors at age 7.

Read the full article from Reuter’s Health.
View the study Abstract summary from Pediatrics online.

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