According to scientists from the United States, teenagers who grew up in wealthy families, suffer more allergies than teenagers growing up in families with financial difficulties. The American center for statistics in the field of health has calculated that over the last ten in the United States has raised a whole generation of Americans who suffer from various allergic manifestations.
The number of reported cases of food allergies increased by almost half, the number of patients suffering from allergic eczema - on 69 percent.
According to experts statistics, most cases occur in adolescents from affluent families, while the children of the poor turn to the allergist much less. At this stage, the experts can not give a definite explanation for this phenomenon.