Outdoor Allergies

Outdoor allergies bring seasonal sneezing, watery eyes and runny noses to many people. Learn how outdoor allergies work and how to reduce pollen exposure.

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Spring is here, your pollen allergies have kicked in and you feel tired and sleepy. Could pollen have something to do with it? Or is it just the meds?

By Kathryn Whitbourne

Spring may be beautiful, but it's a tough time of year for anybody with allergies. That's why they rely on the daily pollen count for relief.

By Carrie Whitney, Ph.D.

Seasonal allergies doesn't have to mean sneezing, coughing and suffering when you're outside. Follow our six easy tips for enjoying the outdoors with allergies.

By Dr. Rob Danoff

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An allergy to pollen is the most common seasonal allergy. Find out more about common seasonal allergies from this article.

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Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, is an allergy to environmental triggers. Learn what hay fever is in this article.

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Also known as hay fever or simply allergies, ragweed can bring some sufferers to their knees. How can you combat this pesky problem?

By Emilie Sennebogen

Hay fever is a type of allergic reaction. Learn whether there is a procedure that can cure hay fever in this article.

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Tree allergies are sensitivity to the pollen trees release in order to reproduce. Learn when tree allergy season is in this article.

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Pollen allergies are also referred to as hay fever or allergic rhinitis. Learn about pollen allergy symptoms in this article.

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Allergies are the body's overreaction to certain substances. Learn whether lavender plants can cause allergies in this article.

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Pollen allergies are typically characterized by cold-like symptoms. Learn whether pollen allergies can make you nauseous in this article.

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Pollen allergies are often known as hay fever. Learn whether headaches and sore throat are common symptoms of a pollen allergy in this article.

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Hay fever is the common name for a type of allergy. Learn the medical term for hay fever in this article.

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Symptoms of allergies to ragweed include sneezing, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes. Learn about the symptoms of allergies to ragweed in this article.

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Hay fever is another name for pollen allergies. Learn some symptoms of hay fever in children in this article.

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Tree pollen allergies are a result of a mistake by your immune system. Learn some symptoms of tree pollen allergies in this article.

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Pollen allergies aren't common in babies younger than two. Learn what you can give an infant with pollen allergies in this article.

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Some foods you might have to avoid if you have ragweed allergies include bananas, cucumbers and melon. Learn what foods you should avoid if you have ragweed allergies in this article.

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Some people have allergies to foods, while others are allergic to airborne substances. Learn what a birch tree pollen allergy is in this article.

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Seasonal allergies can affect you anytime from spring to fall. Learn what treatment is used for severe seasonal allergies in this article.

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Hay fever fluctuates according to the time of the year and the weather. Learn the worst season for allergies in this article.

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Some people have physical reactions to seasonal allergens, and the symptoms can affect them with varying degrees of severity. Learn if spring allergies would make your eyes hurt in this article.

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Hay fever is considered a seasonal condition. Learn how long hay fever lasts in this article.

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You cannot run a fever with hay fever, unless something else is causing the fever. Learn whether you can run a fever with hay fever in this article.

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You cannot get hay fever from hay, although moldy hay may trigger hay fever symptoms. Learn whether you can get hay fever from hay in this article.

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