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About this seriesHealth issuesFood allergies are an illness that is most often caused by food, water, or certain medications.
In the United States, nearly a quarter of Americans have allergies, and there are more than 2.5 million food allergies in the U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans with food allergies is increasing.
According the CDC, in 2013, 5 percent of Americans reported food allergies.
In 2017, 5.4 percent of adults reported allergies.
According on a study by the National Institutes of Health, more than 70 percent of the country’s population has an allergy.
For some, allergies are triggered by a food, such as peanuts or wheat.
For others, they are caused by other medications, including asthma medications.
Many food allergies are caused to an allergy to a specific chemical, and the exact mechanism is still unknown.
Some food allergies cause severe reactions, and others are less severe.
Food allergies can be severe, affecting people’s quality of life, the ability to get the medication they need, and other health problems.
Food allergy testing can help diagnose food allergies, determine which foods are safe to eat and which are not, and can help doctors make treatment decisions for those who need it.
In addition, food allergy testing helps doctors to make recommendations for treating those who have food allergies as well as their family members.
For more information about food allergies and other foods, visit www.allergy.org.