SPRING ALLERGIES

11 Things That Can Make Allergies Worse

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
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April 21, 2017

4. Scented products

Perfumes, scented candles, and fragranced laundry products cover up unpleasant odors and add a burst of freshness to the air and your clothes. Yet research finds nearly a third of Americans are sensitive to the chemicals in these and other scented products. If you’re among them, breathing in or touching products containing fragrances and perfumes can set off eye and nose irritation, and leave red, itchy bumps on your skin. You’re better off using unscented products, especially during allergy season.

 

 

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Updated:  

March 30, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN