- About 26 million Americans have asthma (19 million adults and 6.2 million children)
- About 32 million Americans have food allergies (26 million adults and 6 million children)
- About 21 million Americans have hayfever, rhinitis or nasal allergies (20 million adults and 5.6 million children)
These numbers paint a picture of how many people in the U.S. are managing asthma and allergies. But they don’t paint a picture of the overall impact these diseases have on people and communities.
These conditions can be challenging to manage. But it’s important to remember your condition doesn’t define you.
Read more at: https://www.aafa.org/asthma-and-allergy-awareness-month/