5 things you need to know about allergy season

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We will be here for you with great care and timely information to help you stay well. As allergy season kicks off, there are things you can do to minimize your symptoms. Here’s what our physicians recommend.

Wear sunglasses. Believe it or not, oversized sunglasses can block airborne pollens and molds from getting to you. It might not be your best fashion statement. But then again, neither are watery eyes.

Shower more frequently. Rinse those pollens that have been building up in your skin and hair all day.

Protect your home. Be sure to keep your windows closed and set your air conditioner to “recirculate.” And because allergy-inducing pollens collect in your air conditioner filters, be sure to change them regularly.

Do some weeding. Eliminate weeds from your yard and plant allergy-friendly greenery such as azaleas, begonias, and palms.

Talk to your doctor. Contact your primary care physician to get an allergy shot. It might just be your best prevention against springtime symptoms.

To learn more, visit us at RegionalPhysicians.com.

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