Got Allergies? Spring is here and everything is in bloom!

You might have noticed the thick yellow green blanket coating everything over the past week. While the changing of seasons can be beautiful, it can also be bothersome and miserable for allergy sufferers. According to, we are currently “Very High” on the national rank of Pollen Hot Spots. In fact, ranks Greensboro, NC  and Charlotte, NC  Numbers 7 and 3 on their Top 10 Worst Cities for Spring Allergies.

There a many types of allergies, which can consist of asthma, hay fever, pollen allergies, grass allergies, and mold/mildew allergies. Common symptoms can include: itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, congestion, post nasal drip, eyelid swelling, headaches, and rash.

There are many over-the-counter medications that are available to combat allergy symptoms. Remember to always consult your provider before starting new medications and ask your provider’s advice to determine which medication is right for you.