No one wants to deal with asthma and allergies, but many individuals are left to battle with these health issues throughout the year. Of these people, more may be women - at least according to recent research. A presentation given at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology highlighted the fact that adult females are at a higher risk for developing asthma and allergies than their male counterparts.
Although certain health problems are more prevalent in younger males, as people enter adulthood, the number of women who suffer from these issues grows and they become more susceptible to the medical troubles.
"More prepubescent males have rhinitis, asthma and food allergy than females," said Dr. Renata Engler, one of the presenters of the research. "However, roles change. When females enter young adulthood, they outnumber men in these chronic illness categories."
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