July 8 is a day officially promulgated by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as such in 2006 when the National Allergy Day (NAD) was celebrated for the first time under the leadership of Dr Hiyas Lim.
Originally conceptualized to increase public awareness about allergic diseases, this year, NAD extends beyond this goal. Now it aims to educate patients and the public about the environment and what we can do to improve it. After all, the environment could very well be triggering one's allergies.
Together, let us make concerted efforts to SAVE MOTHER EARTH and help CONTROL YOUR ALLERGIES!
Know your Allergy
Have you been told that you have food allergy or do you believe that you have food allergy? Do you or someone you know, shun certain foods because you are “allergic”? Surveys show that nearly one third of all adults...