Overview on Allergy and its Prevalence in USAAuthor(s): Sushma S
An allergic condition is a hypersensitivity disorder in which the immune system reacts to substances in the environment that are normally considered harmless. Food allergy, pediatric allergy and immunology, asthma, peanut allergy, penicillin allergy, Seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), Anaphylaxis, allergic conjunctivitis, pollen allergy, sinusitis are allergic diseases. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. Every year more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America is Non-profit organization provides the awareness and education programs to people with allergic diseases and improve the quality of people and decrease the mortality.