Outdoor allergies, predominantly caused by pollen exposure, can make a nice spring or summer day seem dark and miserable with sneezing, a runny nose and congestion. While there is no cure, several alternative treatments have shown some benefits to seasonal allergy sufferers. Take our quiz to learn about the outdoor allergies that affect millions of Americans each year.
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When is the best time to be outdoors to avoid pollen exposure?
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How can you reduce pollen inside your home?
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What indoor air contaminants can worsen pollen related allergy symptoms?
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During the summer months, how do you reduce pollen exposure inside your home?
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What should you wear when the pollen count is high?
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Which outdoor activity stirs up pollen?
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Where should you plan your vacation if you suffer from pollen-related allergies?
Question 8 of 20
When is pollen season?
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What kind of pollen is likely to produce allergies?
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What is the most likely source of allergy producing pollen?
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When does grass release its pollen?
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What does “the daily pollen count” mean?
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A high-pollen-producing tree in your backyard could increase your pollen exposure by ________ times, compared to the same tree being planted down the street from your home.
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What type of shrubs do not produce pollen?
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Which of the following are consider to be “allergy-free” plants?
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What is allergic rhinitis?
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Which holistic therapy has be shown to improve allergy symptoms?
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How reliable are the claims that honey is beneficial for treating seasonal allergies?
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Eating honey to treat seasonal allergies is thought to be akin to ___________.
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