SPRING ALLERGIES

11 Things That Can Make Allergies Worse

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
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April 21, 2017

6. Skipping or taking the wrong medicines

Your local drugstore is stocked with an arsenal of over-the-counter and prescription medicines to combat allergy symptoms. Antihistamines, decongestants, and steroid nasal sprays can all help you feel better, but they work only if you use them correctly. Start taking medicine before allergy season begins, and see an allergist to make sure you’re using the right drugs for your symptoms.

 

 

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Updated:  

March 30, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN