Runny noses, itchy eyes and other allergy symptoms can keep your child out of the classroom, and away from the playground. They can disrupt sleep and even affect concentration. Overall, they can have a major impact on a child’s life, not to mention your own.
Exact figures are hard to come by, but according to some estimates as many as 40% of Canadian children suffer from allergic rhinitis at some time. And as common as they are, allergies in children are not always diagnosed right away.