5 Tips to Prevent Spring Allergies

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There’s nothing like the breezy spring weather until the pollen season kicks in. Spring Allergies affect millions of people who live in suburban or rural environments. Even though seasonal allergies start in the Spring, pollination starts in the winter. Tree pollination begins in February and grass pollination begins in late summer. Lee Journals lists 5 tips to prevent Spring Allergies.

Air Cleaner

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Air Cleaners are devices that get rid of contaminants in your indoor environment. It’s meant to improve the bad air quality in any room. Allergy or asthma sufferers can benefit from this device, especially during the Spring. An air cleaner is perfect for any household who wants to make sure that their house is free of germs and diseases like COVID-19. Common air cleaners capture particles in the air and may ease flu symptoms. Use a convenient air cleaner for people who have severe symptoms in the Spring. Having your air cleaner on overnight will prepare you for the pollen Spring weather.


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Vacuuming your house couldn’t be more important for the Spring weather. On the weekends, take some time out to vacuum under your bed or around your couch. Check the areas where dust accumulates the most. If you have an old carpet, purchase a new one. Pets may also trigger your Spring allergies. Make sure your cat or dog is not shedding on the couch and wear a dust mask to vacuum. Use a vacuum with certified asthma and allergy-friendly filter. You should try to vacuum your house two or three times a week to prevent any dust from forming.

Mow your lawn

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Mowing your lawn may help alleviate Spring allergies by removing pollen. If you own a house, set time out to mow your lawn more frequently. Find someone in your household without pollen allergies to mow the lawn because it may not be easy for pollen sufferers. Keeping the grass short at 2 inches will keep the grass pollinating. Be careful when removing weeds naturally or by herbicides. While you can remove weeds with boiling water, other plants nearby may be affected. Also, herbicides may kill other plants in the area as well.

Scented Candles

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Scented Candles are not just for aroma therapy, its perfect for cleaning out your house. Putting scented candles gets rid of bad odor in the air. It’s also bringing a comforting essence to the Spring season. Not only are you enhancing the air quality, but you’re bringing an inviting smell to your home. Choose a wide selection of scents like raspberry fruit aromas. Glade candles are a great example to buy with infused essential oils.

Exterminate your house

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Hire an exterminator to get rid of insects and rodents in your house. Along with vacuuming around the house, insects and rodents can damage a person’s respiratory system. Pests like roaches trigger asthma and allergies. Rodents trigger allergies if they carry infectious diseases such as salmonellosis. Their allergens behave like dust allergens and can be removed with extermination. Make sure your kitchen is free of pests before cooking. First, clean your house unless the problems escalate further.

Final thoughts

Remember to take care of your Seasonal Allergies every year. Take allergy medication if you need to. You don’t have to suffer from allergies alone. 

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