Question Sheet: Allergies: From Bee Stings to Peanuts


Before reading:

  1. Name eight foods or other substances that can cause allergies. 
  2. What signs tell you that someone may be suffering an allergic reaction to pollen, a bee sting, or a certain food?

During reading:

  1. How many people in the United States have allergies that are considered serious? 
  2. Describe how your body creates an allergy. 
  3. What is the technical name given to a severe allergic reaction? 
  4. What are two possible causes of the increase in peanut allergies? 
  5. What should ...

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