Aa-choo! Welcome to Allergy Season

It’s finally spring! The trees are coming alive, grass is starting to grow,and flowers are beginning to bloom. While there are many wonderful things associated with springtime, there is one, unfortunate event that also occurs. Allergies.

Many suffer from the classic ragweed allergy in the fall, also known as hay fever, but there are also molds and pollens in the spring that stir up allergy symptoms.

“Sometimes, it can be a little harder to identify that you have spring allergies,” said Dr. Thomas Paulson,  with the Iowa Ear, Nose and Throat Center. “Ragweed blooms about the same time each year in the fall, so people know they’re allergic to ragweed. In...

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