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Dogs Keep Allergies at Bay

Dogs Fend Off Allergies


If you've ever considered adding a furry friend to your family, I've got a good argument for you to do so.

A recent study published in the European Respiratory Journal examined 9,000 children and found:

Children growing up with a pet trains the immune system to be less sensitive to potential triggers for allergies like asthma, eczema and hay fever.

To see what the lead researcher had to say,

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Joachim Heinrich of the National Research Centre for Environmental Health in Munich said:

Our results show clearly that the presence of a dog in the home during subjects’ infancy is associated with a significantly low level of sensitization to pollens and inhaled allergens

So go to your local pound and pick out a pup to bring home to baby. Your family will get more than a new best friend.

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