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Pets Preventing Childhood Allergies

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Anatoly Vanetik shares a love for animals and shares an interesting fact on childhood allergies and the possible prevention through pet adoption.

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Pets Preventing Childhood Allergies

  1. 1. PETS PREVENTING ALLERGIES A N A T O L Y V A N E T I K . C O M
  2. 2. Recent studies have found that any infant can develop allergies when their body is exposed to anything their immune system deems as “foreign” which causes the reaction. Although allergies can develop in early stages or later in life, studies have shown that a pet such as a cat or dog in an infant’s life can prevent their allergy later on. RESEARCH SAYS
  3. 3. CATS AND DOGS Researcherssaythathavingacatordoginthehomeduring thefirstyearofaninfant’slifecanpreventorreduceallergies theymaydevelopastheygrowolder.Althoughmostparents areconcernedaboutchildrendevelopingallergiestopets becauseoftheiryoungimmunesystems,it’sactuallycontrary. Petscanreducechildhoodallergies. 
  4. 4. OTHER SOURCES O F A L L E R G I E S S O M E T I M E S , P E O P L E A S S U M E B E C A U S E T H E Y H A V E A L L E R G Y S Y M P T O M S T H A T T H E Y ’ R E A L L E R G I C T O T H E I R P E T . H O W E V E R , I T C O U L D S I M P L Y B E T H E D U S T M I T E S . D U S T M I T E S A R E M I C R O S C O P I C S O Y O U C A N ’ T S E E T H E M B U T Y O U C A N A L M O S T G U A R A N T E E T H A T T H E Y ’ R E T H E R E . T H E Y L I K E T O H I D E I N F A B R I C S S U C H A S C U R T A I N S , C A R P E T S , B E D D I N G A N D E S P E C I A L L Y W H E R E Y O U R D O G O R C A T S L E E P . I N S T E A D O F G E T T I N G R I D O F Y O U R P E T B E C A U S E Y O U T H I N K Y O U ’ R E A L L E R G I C , T R Y P R E V E N T I N G D U S T M I T E S A S Y O U R F I R S T O P T I O N .  
  5. 5. 50% LESS LIKELY Childrenwhogrowupwithacatordogarealmost50%less likelytodevelopallergieslaterdowntheroad.Becausetheir bodiesarewelcomingthecatordog,theirimmunesystemis lesslikelytohaveanallergicreaction. 
  6. 6. Keep your pets out of the bedrooms Take your pets outside to play Wash your hands after you pet your cat or dog Don’t touch your eyes after playing with your pets Replace your carpets with hardwood flooring H E R E A R E A F E W P E T A L L E R G Y P R E V E N T I V E S T R A T E G I E S :   PREVENTATIVE STRATEGIES
  7. 7. Thank You Anatoly Vanetik AnatolyVanetik.com

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