The wet and milder winter this year, due to El Niño, means allergy sufferers need to brace themselves for an earlier and stronger allergy season.
In fact, spring allergy season has already arrived in many parts of the country.
And with it has come a whole lot of sniffling, sneezing, watery eyes and… let’s face it… misery.
But it turns out some folks with spring allergies are worse off than others simply because of where they live.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) crunched the numbers including …
- pollen counts
- allergy med usage
- and even where certified allergists have hung out their shingles
The result is their annual list of the worst cities to live in if you’re a spring allergy sufferer.
Are YOUR spring allergies worse because of where it is you call home?
The AAFA’s 2016 15 worst cities for spring allergies
Find out if your hometown made the list below…
1. Jackson, Mississippi
2. Memphis, Tennessee
3. Syracuse, New York
4. Louisville, Kentucky
5. McAllen, Texas
6. Wichita, Kansas
7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
8. Providence, Rhode Island
9. Knoxville, Tennessee
10. Buffalo, New York
11. Dayton, Ohio
12. Little Rock, Arkansas
13. Columbia, South Carolina
14. Richmond, Virginia
15. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Ready to put an end to YOUR worst spring allergy symptoms?
Check out Healthier Talk contributor Dr. Joseph Mercola’s timely advice on spring allergy relief.
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