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Are environmental allergies serious?

In most situations, the environmental allergies are usually not serious in most people. They can be annoying and an inconvenience, but there are people who have severe reactions that can be serious and sometimes life-threatening. Most serious allergies are usually from foods and medications.

Environmental allergies are not usually as serious as other types of allergies in that they are rarely life-threatening. These allergies can be irritating and annoying, however. Also, if you have any kind of allergy, you are at greater risk for developing other allergies and asthma.

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