Allergies, heart disease are often linked, study finds

08/26/2010 | Reuters

A U.S. study found that the risk for heart disease was 40% higher in people with rhinoconjunctivitis and 2.6 times higher in people with wheezing, compared with those without allergies. The risks were most prevalent in women younger than 50. However, the researchers said they could not determine if allergies play a role in the development of heart disease.

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