Sneezing, sniffling, coughing, snorting… ahh, the sounds of spring.
This time of year, millions of children and adults across the U.S. are starting to feel their seasonal allergy symptoms kick up. In recent years, many may even have been noticing that the congestion and discomfort lasts longer, which some allergy experts chalk up to climate change.
As temperatures rise, trees are starting to produce pollen
— more than usual in some areas — and as spring turns to summer, flower and grass pollens will join the mix. By fall, as the other pollens subside, ragweed will be in full crescendo.