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Avoid Seasonal Allergies with a Good Spring Cleaning

Spring is a time of renewal —which is why many people are inspired to undertake a thorough spring house cleaning as warmer temperatures creep in. If you’re someone who suffers from allergies, this is also the perfect time of year to protect your home (and your nose) frompesky allergens.

We’ve provided some useful steps you can take to minimize exposure to environmental allergens in your home and help you breathe easy this spring.

Step 1: Keep outdoor allergens from entering your home. Various strains of pollen are frequently the cause of seasonal allergies, which tend to run in families. Monitor and pay attention

lessen the irritation these allergens cause to the eyes, nose and throat. It is also prudent to wear gloves to protect your hands from touching irritants that can lead to dermatitis, a condition characterized by painful, itchy inflammation of the skin that is often accompanied by a rash.

to the times when pollen counts are at their highest and be sure to keep all entryways — doors and windows —securely fastened to keep outdoor allergens fromgetting inside. You can also minimize your exposure while tending to your lawn or garden by wearing sunglasses and pollenmasks, which will help

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