9 Tips to Fight Spring Allergies

When Spring Means Sneezes

Ah, springtime! The earth is reawakening—and so are your allergies to pollen and outdoor mold. Spring allergies can cause sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose, watery eyes, and itching of the nose, eyes, ears or throat. But don't despair. These tips can help you get through the sneezin' season more comfortably.

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