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Pollen Allergen

Last Updated: 7/18/2012
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Pollen is one of the most common allergens in the United States. Over 67 million people suffer from allergies, and of those 67 million, 81% say they are allergic to pollen.  

As you may know, pollen is an airborne allergen, which is picked up and carried by the wind. Various trees, grasses and weeds create pollen, which can cause hay fever, irritate your sinus passages, cause rhinitis and irritate your eyes and skin.

Make sure you visit PollenLibrary.com for a complete list of pollen allergens in your area. PollenLibrary.com helps you identify the most allergenic plants pollinating in your area each season.

Pollen Allergy

If you have a pollen allergy it’s likely you dread the spring, summer and fall seasons when pollen counts can be at the highest levels.  

One way to combat pollen allergies is to plan and prepare. The National Allergy Forecast provided by Pollen.com is a great way to stay updated on pollen counts and allergens. Our allergy forecast allows you to see what types of allergens are affecting the areas where you live and work.

You can also receive the pollen forecast on your mobile phone. Rather than running to your computer each morning, you can simply go to mobile allergy alert on your phone, and view the latest pollen forecast, the 4-day forecast for your zip code, check the weather and review the last 30 days of Pollen Index Levels.

You can also sign up for 2-day Allergy Alert emails. By providing your email address and zip code, you’ll receive alerts in your email inbox regarding the local pollen count for your area.

If you plan on traveling in the near future, check our helpful traveling tips for allergy sufferers. Or use our two city allergy comparison tool.

One of the best ways to combat allergies is through preparation. Knowing what pollens you’re allergic to and treating the symptoms before they become overwhelming allows you to reduce the amount of impact they have on your life.


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