SPRING ALLERGIES

11 Things That Can Make Allergies Worse

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
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April 21, 2017

11. Weather

Warm, sunny days are ideal for spending time outside. Unfortunately, they’re also ideal conditions for allergens. Plants release more pollen on hot, sunny days than on cooler, cloudy days. And while a soaking rain will wash away lingering pollen, a brief thunderstorm will only stir it up in the air. On nice days when pollen counts are high, stay indoors with the windows closed and the air conditioner on to reduce your exposure.

 

 

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Updated:  

March 30, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN