The end of one of the longest winters that we can remember is here (we hope!). Although we can jump for joy for the change of seasons, the spring does come with one concern – allergies. Recent allergy forecasts point to the 2014 spring season to become one of the worst allergy seasons in years. Why? The overly-long winter and the recent, and major, fluctuations in temperature provide the perfect breeding ground for many allergens.
“Allergy and asthma patients already have a chronic sensitivity to things like pollen, mold and other airborne allergens, but they can also be more susceptible to rapid changes in temperature and moisture,” Dr. Clifford Bassett, medical director of Allergy and Asthma Care of NY and an ambassador for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, said in a statement. “A blending of the winter and spring means these patients are at risk of multiple symptoms simultaneously.”
If you are one of the 45+ million Americans that suffer from seasonal allergies here are some tips to help make this season’s intensity easier on you:
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