In a new, large-scale study, eczema, hay fever, and asthma are linked to an increased risk of developing mental illnesses. The study backs up previous work and may help to guide clinicians as they treat these people.
A new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, uncovers links between mental health and the “three A’s”: asthma, allergic rhinitis (or hay fever), and atopic dermatitis (or eczema).
As someone who has all three of these, I was particularly interested to see the results. But I must also admit that I felt slightly unnerved.