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Allergy Sufferers Looking For Relief

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If you're one of the 60 million Americans who suffers from allergies, then you're probably pretty miserable right now. The wind and dry, warm weather has sent pollen levels soaring.

Dr. Cynthia Jamison says there are a variety of ways to treat seasonal allergies, ranging from the well known -- like over the counter medications -- to lesser known remedies -- like local, raw honey.

Jamison also says some of the best things for allergies, are the simplest. Washing your hair before you go to bed, keeping your windows closed in your home, and leaving the sun roof and windows shut when you're driving can all help.

 But if all else fails, Jamison stresses it's time to see your doctor for a prescription or more serious course of treatment.

 My personal trick? I stay indoors and always keep a box of tissues nearby.


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