Is this time of year when the weather gets warmer, sun shines bright, flowers bloom, time to open up the windows, pack away the winter clothes and get in the garden the worst time for you and your seasonal allergies?
If spring arrives and greets you with a stuffy nose and watery eyes, read these tips on seasonal allergies how to cope with them.
A few facts about allergies; allergies have a strong genetic component so if your parents had allergies, you are more likely to have them also. Asthma is sometimes triggered by allergies. Most common allergy triggers; Tree, grass and weed pollen. Mold spores, Dust mite and cockroach allergens. Cat, dog and rodent dander.
You Should Treat Seasonal Allergies Early
Spring season starts earlier than people think. Pollen starts filling the air when the weather warms up enough for the trees to start budding. This could be as early as mid-February for some states. Mid- March for Michigan area, this means you should start taking your allergy medication late February to early March. If you start your seasonal allergy medication early you will be able to control your seasonal allergies and be less likely to have a bad effect of symptoms.
See a Doctor!
Contact us! If your seasonal allergies are acting up contact us and visit our Family Practice to find your seasonal allergy relief!