10 Allergy Myths

Moving to the Southwestern States Will Cure Allergies
The desert has allergens too.
The desert has allergens too.
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For allergy sufferers, there is simply no safe haven. While desert regions have no maple trees or ragweed, they do have plenty of other plants that produce pollen, including sagebrush and cottonwood, ash, and olive trees. Relocating to such a region may offer relief for a few months, but a fresh crop of allergies to local plants is likely to develop before long.

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