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Your Secret Allergy Triggers Revealed
By Arianne Cohen
You could blame weeds, trees, and grasses if you start itching, sneezing, coughing, and wheezing. But the usual suspects aren’t the only triggers. A host of household itemscandles, chemicals, stuffed animals, and spicesmay be the real culprits. “Many homes are filled with irritants, and if there’s a high enough count of an irritant, you’ll react,” says Christopher Randolph, MD, an allergy expert at Yale University. Here, a rundown of 11 sneaky suspectsand how to stop them from bothering you.
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