An Early Arizona Allergy Season

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It’s here: allergy season, and it’s here in Phoenix a bit earlier then usual. Arizona allergy season tends to span from the end of March until the middle of May, but this year due to the crazy weather that Arizona has seen, allergy season is here in full swing and it’s only March 4th! Now, I’m a Phoenix physician and not a meteorologist, but with the rain, hail, even snow that much of valley has seen over the past few weeks, it stands to reason that pollen and new flowers are in full bloom, leading to increased allergens in the air.
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Recognizing Fall Allergy Symptoms





They can strike with little to no warning and you can go from sedately enjoying the last of summer as fall moves in with force in Arizona to sniffling, sneezing and coughing with the humidifier on full blast alongside your bed as you snuggle deeper under the covers hoping for relief. Fall allergies occur in greater frequency in those areas where the temperatures are warmer for longer, such as in the southeast and southwestern portions of the country. Seasonal allergies in Arizona are particularly bad because they can affect people that have never even had to contend with them in previous years.


However, it helps to know a little bit about seasonal allergies in Arizona and what the symptoms of them are, so you can combat them effectively. While many people just have general allergies to various elements in the air during the fall months, others have specific allergies to thinks like grass, pollen and mold, all of which can move through the air when fall breezes start to become more frequent. They continue to multiply because of the warmer temperatures, causing people to suffer well into the fall season.

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What You Need To Know About Fall Allergies





Allergies can strike in just about any part of the world, and the severity depends on the individual and the area in which they live. However, no matter where the allergies, the symptoms are generally the same: runny nose, scratchy throat, running eyes and shortness of breath, in some instance. Seasonal allergies in Arizona can be particularly bad for those people that are not used to dealing with them. When contending with allergies, there are few things to consider, particularly during the fall season:

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