Friday, April 18, 2014

When Pollen Attacks: Ways to Protect Yourself This Allergy Season

For people without springtime allergies, pollen may seem pretty harmless. However, to those with seasonal allergic rhinitis, otherwise known as “hay fever,” it’s certainly nothing to sneeze at. Allergies to pollen can cause stuffy nose, sneezing, “drippiness” down the back of your throat, throat clearing, itchy, watery eyes, and even generalized tiredness. And if you have asthma, it can cause trouble breathing, coughing, and wheezing. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology provides some helpful tips to keep those symptoms under control. Click here to find out more!

And don't forget about all-year round indoor allergens, like dust mites, which can also trigger symptoms for allergic asthmatics. Watch our very own Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan on ABC-7 News with more tips to keep your allergy and asthma symptoms in check! 


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