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Springtime Allergies and Asthma

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Asthma and allergies often go hand in hand. Breathing in pollen can cause an asthma attack. These tips can help you manage asthma during the springtime allergy season:

  • Most pollen is released between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Keep outdoor activities to a minimum during this time.
  • Keep your windows at home and in the car closed. Use air conditioning when possible.
  • Keep bedroom windows closed during pollen season.
  • Take medications as prescribed by your physician. It is easier to prevent allergy symptoms than treat them.
Springtime allergies are usually caused by pollen from trees. A daily Pollen Count in Utah is reported by Intermountain Allergy & Asthma.

Asthma Resources:

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