Climate Changes Affect Allergies

Allergies can make the coming of a new season miserable. The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology explains how:

Pollen from ragweed and trees tends to ramp up when the nights are cool and days warm. The morning hours tend to be highest for pollen counts.

High humidity and high temperatures can promote rapid growth of mold.

While rain can help wash away pollen, counts can soar when the rain ends.

Days without wind are best for those with allergies.

It’s just about impossible to escape seasonal allergens simply by moving to a new location. Allergens lurk just about everywhere.

Credit: Diana Kohnle, Health Day News

Posted 10/18/2015