Mexico City - Post Report Question and Answers

What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

Mexico is notorious for food-borne illnesses, and you just get used to a bout of ecoli or such about once a quarter. - May 2020


You will definitely need to keep medication with you on hand if you have environmental allergies. People with food allergies I think would be OK, especially if you know enough Spanish to communicate those allergies when eating out. - Apr 2019


Many people have environmental allergies here. - Jun 2018


People with asthma will probably be bothered by the air pollution. - Jun 2016


Bring meds, find an allergist. Food allergies: just exercise the same caution you would anywhere. - May 2016


That seasonal allergies may get worse here due to the altitude, dryness and pollution, but it probably depends on what you're allergic to. - May 2016


We have noticed our seasonal allergies just like we do in the U.S. but I think my dust/mold allergies in particular have been much better here due to the lack of humidity. - Oct 2014


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