Depending on where you live, allergy seasons may be
mild or severe. Before you head out the door, you may want to check the
local allergy forecast.
Grab your tissues if your eyes tear up from budding trees. During this
season, trees pollinate, releasing allergens into the air. This is
the worst time to lounge in the shade of trees like oak, ash, elm,
hickory, pecan, box elder, and mountain cedar.
here for more information on Spring Allergy Capitals™
Blades of grass don’t tickle your fancy this season. More than
1,000 species of grass grow in North America, but only a few of these
release pollen that will cause your allergies to act up. These include
redtop grass, orchard grass and sweet vernal grass.
The warm temperatures during the summer also keep
pollen and mold thriving.
out more about summer allergies!
If you are allergic to weeds, fall is not a time of thanksgiving. Cool,
breezy nights in autumn are a perfect time for billions of tiny pollen
particles to travel great distances by wind. In fact, a single ragweed
plant can generate a million grains a day.
Fortunately, cold weather is around the corner and
may “freeze” outdoor allergens.
here for more information on Fall Allergy Capitals™
When you are huddled inside for the winter, you may blame a cold or
flu for your watery eyes and itchy throat. In fact, 71% of American
adults surveyed think that people do not have allergies in the winter!
But the source of your winter sniffles may be due
to indoor allergens. It is during this season that you are most sensitive
to indoor allergens like dust mites, mold spores and pet dander.