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What is the Allergy Analogy?

7/10/2018

Angela Newton Digital Marketing Specialist

The Allergy Analogy™ is a great way to understand how the human body responds to the three hazard levels™. If you think of a bucket partially filled with water with a drain on the bottom that allows 1 gallon of water out every minute and a faucet filling the bucket with one gallon of water entering every minute; how long would it take the bucket to overflow? Well, if one gallon is going in while one gallon is draining out the bucket will never overflow.

Now let’s take the same bucket and start filling it with two to five gallons every minute while the drain stays the same at draining one gallon out every minute. The bucket would quickly overflow since there is much more water going in than out.

Now think of the bucket as your body and the water going in as the three hazard levels below. The drain represents your immune system draining out the three hazard levels™ that we breathe. Our immune system is designed to handle outside air that is cleansed by Mother Nature and it can’t keep up with the two to five times more that is in our indoor air. As these three hazard levels™ build up in our body they overflow into our bloodstream creating a chemical known as histamine. Histamines make you sneeze, hack, cough, cry and can cause headaches, skin rashes, and other ailments while aggravating allergies and asthma. This is the natural effect of the body responding to the toxic compounds.

So what happens next?

You go to the Doc or the pharmacy and take anti-histamines, which are only a band-aid providing temporary relief! They are not reducing the source of the toxins within your body.

The 3 Hazard Levels In Your Home and How They Affect Your Health

Information Provided by the Center for Disease Control


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