Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms04/15/14
(HealthDay News) -- Pollen and mold are common culprits of
seasonal allergies, but there are things you can do to help
The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology offers
- At home and in the car, close the windows and run the air
conditioning if needed.
- When pollen and mold levels are high, stay indoors. Wear a
pollen mask during a prolonged stay outdoors.
- When you come inside, wash your hair and change your
- Ask someone else to mow the lawn and rake leaves.
- Don't hang clothing or linens outside to dry.
- Take allergy medication as prescribed.
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