Spring can mean allergies for a lot of people. But summer can bring on allergy symptoms that can be as bad or worse.
The itchy eyes and runny nose might be confused with a cold, but those symptoms can be your body’s reaction to pollens and other allergens in the summer air.
Most trees are done heavily producing pollen by late spring. Weeds and grasses are the primary pollen sources after spring. Grass is a source of early summer pollen. Ragweed is a common late summer and fall allergen. Outdoor molds can trigger allergies from spring through fall.
Common allergy symptoms include:
Fortunately, there are steps you can take to make life easier with allergies.
If you have allergies, your health care professional can help.