11 Unexpected Spring Allergy Triggers

Avoiding flowers and trees will only get you so far during allergy season. Watch out for these surprising causes of allergy flare-ups.

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Beyond pollen

by K. Aleisha Fetters

Stay away from pollen. Pop antihistamines. You know the drill. But if you're one of the approximately 20% of people who suffer from hay fever (also known as allergic rhinitis) in all of its stuffy, sneezing infamy, fending off seasonal allergies might not be so straightforward. To breathe easy this season, you'll also need to fight these 11 unexpected allergy triggers.

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