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About 50 million Americans experience some type of allergies, with about half (24 million) with “seasonal” allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

Sometimes referred to as “hay fever,” “outdoor allergies” or “seasonal allergic rhinitis” – opposed to food, skin or drug-related allergies – symptoms occur when trees, grass and weeds release tiny pollen particles into the air (to fertilize other plants).

Those symptoms range from sneezing and itchy eyes to hives and rashes to congestion and sinus pressure. This is because the body views any foreign substance or allergens as harmful and attacks it.


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