Asthma and food allergy symptoms often overlap. Respiratory symptoms that are common to asthma – coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath – are also common in food-induced anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Studies show 35-50 percent of people with food allergy have asthma. It’s suspected there are many people with asthma who don’t know they have a food allergy.