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August has come to an end and with September, autumn is just around the corner. For many, this is a time of cool weather, jackets, beautiful colors and gorgeous weather. For others, however, with autumn comes ragweed allergies. Fall is the prime time for allergies, and the season is getting longer with each year. Follow […]

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Is It Ragweed or Goldenrod According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 75 percent of Americans with pollen allergies are allergic to ragweed. Ragweed allergy, or hay fever, affects 10 to 20 percent of Americans. Another plant, goldenrod, often gets the blame for many hay fever flare-ups, even though it really does not […]

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Ragweed plants are common throughout the U.S., mostly in the rural areas of the Eastern and Midwestern regions. This year, above-normal temperatures and rainy weather is expected to hit the Southeast harder than normal, making Fall 2014 a potentially bad year for sufferers of ragweed allergies. What is a Ragweed Allergy? According to the Asthma […]

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Spring and summer are generally thought of as the big allergy seasons. For many Atlanta residents, as autumn approaches, the dry weather can be a relief. It is important to remember that fall brings its own set of allergy problems. Ragweed and hay fever are just about to kick into high gear, and their season is […]

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We all grew up with wives tales of how to cure sore throats with peroxide and itchy skin with oatmeal, but what about home remedies for allergy relief? With the vast majority of people Googling their ailments in search of relief, it’s no wonder a handful of home remedies have become popular enough to have […]

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If you’ve been reaching for the tissues more than normal, it’s likely because ragweed season is nearing its peak in the metro Atlanta area. If your eyes have been itching and watering, and now you are sneezing, chances are you have developed a ragweed allergy versus having a back to school cold, which has symptoms […]

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  Higher than usual amounts of rainfall this summer in the Midwestern and Southeastern U.S. have caused a rapid growth of ragweed in these parts of the country. This year’s allergy season is anticipated to be worse and last longer as a result. Experts say that the combination of rain and sunny, warmer temperatures are […]

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