Allergies aren’t generally synonymous with winter and can often be confused with common colds, such are the symptoms they generate. You may be sneezing and feeling stuffed up – sound familiar? – but you might not have a cold and may instead be suffering from a winter allergy. Let’s take a look at some of these winter allergies and understand how you might be acquiring them.
Asriani Chiu MD - Associate Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine (Allergy/Immunology), at the College of Wisconsin – argues that most of these winter allergies are actually triggered by the same summer allergens, but the winter weather can actually regenerate them. Here are some of the allergens that irritate you during the winter season.
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As common cold is synonymous with winter and the symptoms of your allergies are so similar to those of the common cold – it’s likely you think you have a common cold when in fact you are just struggling to cope with a winter allergen which is penetrating your senses. This article should help you understand what may be causing your allergies in winter.
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