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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Apr 5, 2019

Why do people have allergies? Why does an allergic reaction cause our bodies to block up our main means of breathing? Why does it seem like so many more children today have severe food allergies than there were 20 years ago?


... We explain like i'm five!


Thank you to the r/explainlikeimfive community, and specifically the following reddit users whose questions and responses formed the basis of this conversation: fsjd150, wantagh, goldilungs, thatniceguynoah, tinglesonmahdingus & n8thegr8


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