Asthma, Hay Fever May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

Asthma, Hay Fever May Raise Risk of Psychiatric Disorders

As allergy season ramps up, some people with asthma and hay fever may be dealing with more than sneezing, coughing, and congestion. New research has found that individuals with common allergies are more likely to suffer from psychiatric and emotional disorders. According to a large-scale study of 186,588 people published Monday in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry , the risk of developing psychiatric disorders is more than one and a half times greater among those with allergic illnesses than among those without allergies. “As a clinician, I observed that some patients with the three...

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