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Cockroaches Trigger Allergies and Asthma

Posted by Ivey on February 5th, 2010

Eliminate Food Sources to Avoid CockroachesCockroaches. They’re creepy, crawly — and a leading cause of allergies and asthma!

Cockroach allergens are found in the feces, saliva, and body parts of the insects. They cause allergy symptoms, such as irritated skin, itchy eyes and nose, scratchy throat, and can exacerbate asthma conditions. According to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, there is a correlation between exposure to cockroach allergens and the development of asthma in children.
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