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Annoying Allergy Myths

Life with allergies isn't always as easy as some people may think... What's one of the most frustrating myths and misconceptions that you have heard about life with allergies? What do you wish people who are not living with allergies, or those newly diagnosed, would better understand?

  1. Allergies in San Diego can be a serious issue due to the city's mild climate and abundance of outdoor activities. San Diego is a popular destination for allergy sufferers due to its mild climate, which keeps pollen levels low. The city has a variety of allergens that can cause symptoms, including grasses, weeds, trees, and molds. Common allergy symptoms can include sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes and skin, fatigue, and coughing. It is important to take precautions to prevent and manage allergies, such as using air filters, avoiding outdoor activities during peak pollen times, and using medications.

    1. Thank you for sharing these super helpful tips! I hope these precautions have been helpful to you in managing your allergies. May I ask if you are from or currently live in San Diego? All the best, Alexa ( moderator)

  2. This allergy site is a blessing as well as the asthma site. With allergies you can never what to expect.

    1. So glad you found this site to be helpful. And yes, with allergies there are so many factors involved and they can constantly change. At least you know you aren't alone! -Elizabeth (team member)

    2. , We are so grateful that you found our community. Let us know if there is any specific information you're particularly interested in learning more about! We are always open to feedback to help us make sure our articles are serving the communities needs and interests. Sending hugs,
      Gabby (team member)

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