Your New Allergy Survival Guide
It's getting worse
by Aviva Patz
Every year, sneeze sufferers swear: "This is the worst allergy season ever." And they’re right. "Pollen levels are increasing, pollen seasons are getting longer, and more people are developing allergies," says Estelle Levetin, PhD, chairwoman of the aerobiology committee for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
In the United States, nearly 8% of adults 18 and over suffer from seasonal allergiesthat's nearly 18 million people.
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