Are the fall allergies getting you down? Well here are some helpful tips for dealing with those pesky allergies. As the weather changes pollen is released in the air. One of the main contributors to fall allergies is the ragweed plant and it produces pollen primarily from August to November.
Symptoms that people often have:
- Watery, itchy eyes
- Runny nose
- Wheezing and asthma
- Itching in the throat
- Dry, itchy skin
Here are some precautions you can take:
- Check the pollen levels; if levels are high it may be best to avoid the outdoors for the day.
- Wear protective clothing. Wear long sleeves, pants, sunglasses, etc. to keep the pollen out of contact with your eyes and skin.
- Spent a long period of time outside? Wash your skin in a timely manner.
- Dry your clothes inside and not outside.
- Keep your windows closed.
Don’t suffer in silence. If your allergies are making it hard to get through day to day activities in may be time to visit your doctor.