There’s a reason you had to make multiple trips to the drugstore for allergy medications and generally couldn’t stop sneezing last spring.
A combination of climate change and weather patterns in many parts of the country caused trees that would ordinarily bloom over the course of a month to pollinate all at once, allergists say.
But while you may have had it bad, it probably could have been worse–unless you’re a resident of Lexington, Ky., ranked the most challenging place to live with spring allergies by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s report due out this week.
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Allergy medications reviewed by the Mayo Clinic