In many parts of the world clean water is a valuable and rare commodity. It is often something that we just accept as part of our lifestyle. However, a troubling new study hints that the water you are drinking may be a factor in your allergies. Could pesticides that have found their way into our drinking water be making your allergies come to life?.

Researchers have tied higher levers of dichlorophenols in people in the study were more likely to suffer from allergies. The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology believe that high level come from the pesticides in our drinking water.

Allergies for youths and teens increased by 18 percent over a ten year period of the study.