Dr Jurgen Hennecke, medical practitioner, Aachen
In May 1999 unusual events in our daily practice startled us. After the birch pollen flight was over, the violence of hay fever symptoms did not at all decrease as in previous years. On the contrary, unusually many patients came to the practice with severe allergy symptoms. Patients who had been without symptoms for years or who had developed an allergy for the first time at this time of year, came too. This was an unusual reaction to flowering grasses.
Added to this, the usual BICOM® allergy treatments did not result in fast improvement of symptoms. If patients still have complaints although the freshly collected pollen and those present in the test set show no reactions, we usually treat them with strips of sticky tape which have been left outside for a few days to collect information from pollen, fungi, environmental toxins, pesticides, ozone, etc. Even this usually very effective treatment step did not have a fast eff...