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    Does being Amish decrease your risk of asthma?
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    editor_morgan posted:
    Hi everyone,

    Random question, I know. I recently read an article that said that Amish children exhibit low levels of allergic sensitivity and asthma due to their exposure to many allergens.

    While I don't think that I would ever become Amish, there are definitely useful insights to take away from these findings.

    Did you grow up in an environment where you were exposed to a lot of allergens? If so, do you think that helped you or hurt you?

    Or perhaps, you grew up in an environment that was more sterile. Do you feel as though that contributed to your asthmatic symptoms?

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