House dust mites allergies and Milk protein allergies are spreading at an alarming pace in Goa, due to changing lifestyles, modernisation and lack of breast feeding, said Porvorim based allergy specialist Dr. Dhanesh Volvoikar.
Speaking to The Goajunction, on the sidelines of inauguration of medical camp, he said that around 30% people in Goa endure allergies and prominence is amongst children. Volvoikar said that extensive intake of antibiotics, stress and less sleep some of major reasons causing allergy. He however maintained that allergy due to pet, was not prominent in the state.
Meanwhile Goa Ports minister, Michael Lobo inaugurated social activist Rajesh Volvoikar’s medical camp in Porvorim.