Managing Seasonal Allergies: Symptoms and Solutions

Seasonal allergies are allergic reactions triggered by environmental factors like pollen or mold during specific times of the year.
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Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Seasonal Allergies FAQ

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Do you have seasonal allergies?

Relieve seasonal allergies with these tried-and-true techniques. Spring means flower buds and blooming trees — and if you're one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms.

What are the symptoms of seasonal allergies?

Allergies can significantly disrupt daily life, causing a range of uncomfortable symptoms . Sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, nasal congestion, and an itchy throat are among the common signs of seasonal allergies. These symptoms can also extend beyond the expected seasonal time frame, persisting throughout the year for some people.

When does allergy season start?

Allergy season starts for many people in the spring when trees like oak, birch, cedar, and maple release pollen. For others, it begins in late spring or summer as grass pollinates. Mold allergies are more common during rainy seasons but can grow in humid indoor conditions. Fall seasonal allergies are typically due to:

What are seasonal allergies?

Seasonal allergies result from exposure to airborne substances (such as pollens) that appear only during certain times of the year. Seasonal allergies cause itchy skin, a runny nose, sneezing, and sometimes itchy or watery, bloodshot eyes.

How long do seasonal allergies last?

Seasonal allergy timeframes may vary depending on your location and the specific plants prevalent in your area. Here is a general timeframe: Research indicates that seasonal allergies can affect mental health and mood, potentially leading to symptoms of anxiety and depression. How Long Do Allergic Reactions Last?

What triggers seasonal allergies?

While the term “seasonal allergies” generally refers to grass, pollen and mold, there is a different group of triggers that are closely tied to particular seasons. Among them: Candy ingredients (Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter) This page was reviewed for accuracy 12/28/2017.

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