Sneezing; itchy, runny nose; congestion, red, puffy eyes.
For millions of people, these symptoms signal the beginning of allergy season.
But what exactly are allergies? What causes them? And how can they be treated?
In the next few minutes we hope to answer these questions and help you better understand this condition. We'll explain things like the different types of allergies, what happens inside your body during an attack, what pollen and pollen counts are, and how seasonal allergies differ from year-round allergies. .
We hope that this information will give you a better understanding of allergies and be helpful as you discuss your health with your healthcare provider.