As summer comes to an end and fall begins, many patients are experiencing runny noses, scratchy throats, and itchy eyes due to fall allergies. While many consider springtime to be the prime time for seasonal allergies, allergies are actually nearly as prevalent in the fall as they are in the spring. Spring time allergies are typically caused by high levels of pollen in the air while fall allergies are typically caused by high levels of ragweed in the air.
The best way to treat allergies is to avoid allergy triggers and prevent the allergy symptoms from occurring before they even start. Here are a few tips to help get you through the fall allergy season.
One way to avoid experiencing symptoms from fall allergies is to avoid being exposed to allergy
triggers. Websites, such as Pollen.com, track allergen levels in the air on a daily basis. On days
when the levels of allergens in the air are particularly high, it can be helpful to follow these tips:
If you’re experiencing fall allergies, stop by Gatti Pharmacy today. Our pharmacists can help you pick out the proper treatment to alleviate your allergies.
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