News — ClimateChange

Allergies Rise With Temperature


Tags 5, Allergies, Asthma, ClimateChange, Uncategorized

  One of the most common diseases in the United States affecting about 25 million Americans is seasonal allergic rhinitis. 15% of children suffer the symptoms of allergic rhinitis or “hay fever” — sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and itching of the eyes, nose, and roof of the mouth — according to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America. In the spring, it’s tree pollens that are responsible for a predominance of itching and sneezing. Tree pollens are tiny enough to be carried by the wind for miles, finally entering our eyes and noses and lungs and making many of us...