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For Allergy and Asthma Sufferers, Climate Change Means Worse Symptoms and Harsher Season

April 11, 2023 10:48 AM | AAC (Administrator)

Shared from American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology

If you suffer from asthma or nasal allergies, you’ve probably noticed pollen season getting worse, and negatively affecting your symptoms. Experts from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) caution that pollen season is starting earlier and lasting longer than in past decades. Changes in the climate during that time period contribute to this phenomenon, with warmer temperatures, longer growing seasons and decreased air quality. As a result, people with allergies and asthma, and their healthcare providers, need to adjust their management plans accordingly.

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