Dishwasher could be the Reason behind Children’s Allergies

Published By : 24 Feb 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

A research study conducted by Swedish scientists has found out that the medical conditions such as eczema, asthma are quite less in houses where the practice of hand washing is less efficient.

Also, hand washing your dishes may not completely sanitize as well compared to a dishwasher. However, it may correlate with a lower risk of allergies in the children, according to a new study which was released on Monday by Swedish researchers.

These scientists also believe that dishwashing technique introduced to children has more microbes. This helps them to develop their immune system, which leads to less autoimmune conditions such as eczema and asthma which is also known as hay fever. In hay fever, a person will experience a runny nose, coughing, itchy eyes, and sneezing. This latest study was published in the Journal of the American Academy for Pediatrics.

According to the Swedish researchers, the importance of this study in affluent countries where lifestyle factors in an individual impact may affect the risk of allergy development in the kids.

This study surveyed over one thousand Swedish households where children of age seven to eight-year-old were asked about their allergies and lifestyle. Also, respondents gave data that information about if they fed their kids home cooked meals, or gave the children fermented foods or beverages, or bought they groceries from farms, or if they used a dishwasher.

According to the researchers, the less efficient dishwashing method which is called may induce tolerance through increased microbial exposure. Also, these researchers notice a positive relationship between serving farm bought or fermented food displayed a decrease in allergies.
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