Spring Allergy Care at AFC New Providence | Expert Advice & Relief Strategies

April 23, 2024

Spring Allergies: Recognizing Symptoms and Finding Relief

With spring in full swing in New Providence, allergy season is also upon us, bringing the familiar discomforts of pollen sensitivity to many residents.

At AFC New Providence, our dedicated healthcare team is here to support you in managing your spring allergies, so you can enjoy this beautiful season without the drawbacks.

What Triggers Spring Allergies?

The primary sources of allergies during the spring months in New Jersey are pollens from trees, grass, and weeds. These pollens become especially bothersome from March through May, affecting individuals with allergic tendencies.

Keep in mind that allergies can develop at any age, so even if you have not had allergies in the past, you might experience symptoms now.

Identifying Spring Allergy Symptoms

Be aware of these common signs of spring allergies:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose, throat, or eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Sinus pressure
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Fatigue

Our team at AFC New Providence is equipped to assess your symptoms and provide appropriate treatments to alleviate your discomfort.

Tips for Reducing Pollen Exposure

To minimize your exposure to pollen:

  • Avoid outdoor activities during peak pollen times, especially in the early mornings.
  • Stay indoors on days with high winds or following major pollen releases.
  • After spending time outside, shower and change clothes to remove pollen from your body and hair.
  • Install HEPA filters in your home and keep windows and doors closed during high pollen seasons.
  • Regularly check pollen forecasts and plan outdoor activities when pollen levels are expected to be low.

Visit AFC New Providence for Allergy Support

Manage your spring allergies effectively with help from AFC New Providence. Visit us at 1286 Springfield Ave, New Providence, NJ 07974. For more information or to save your spot in line, call us at (908) 402-3338.

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