Prevent Fall Allergies
Learn how to fight fall allergies and recognize the symptoms
Fall is here! As the temperatures drop, you would think that you should only worry about the weather and preparing the house for winter, but during this months, allergies can become a nuisance. Fall can be especially difficult for people who are sensitive to mold, dust mites and ragweed pollen.
The usual symptoms for fall allergies are
- Runny nose
- Watery eyes
- Itchy eyes and nose
- Dark circles under the eyes
How to fight pollen allergies
Change your air filter
To fight fall allergies, make sure to change your air filter every month during peak pollen season. It keeps the air fresh and reduces allergens, helping allergy sufferers minimize symptoms.
Wash your hands regularly
Washing your hands every time you come in the house and change clothes as soon as you arrive also minimizes the effects, as pollen grains can be tracked in on fabric and your skin.
Take allergy medication
Allergy medications are also very helpful, make sure to visit an allergist to help develop a treatment plan. Also, tracking pollen count through apps or online can be helpful and might help you better plan your days.