How Your Home’s Air Could Be Aggravating Spring Allergies & What To Do

Michael Rubino

April 12

Allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts abnormally to a foreign substance. When you have seasonal allergies during the spring, it’s often because there is a high amount of pollen particles in the air outdoors.

With each breath, these particles enter your body through the respiratory tract. This can cause symptoms such as runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, red and watery eyes, swelling around the eyes, and itchiness around the nose, eyes, ears, and mouth. 

With the abundance of weather and allergy apps available these days, you can easily check to see if the air quality is good or bad before you walk out the front door. But what about indoors? How do we prevent pollen and other allergens from reaching us inside our homes? Start with these three air-clearing tips:

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