Hi! Most of our group is at our annual AAAAI allergy meeting (aaaai.org). I’m listening to a lecture on “How the Microbial Environmental Influences the Development of Allergic Diseases.” This is my final post on why there is an increase in allergies and asthma. My past posts covered the hygiene hypothesis, immune tolerance, and the microbiome. It appears that changing the microbiome the wrong way increases the chances of developing allergy and asthma.

– Dr. Weily Soong

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