Women's Health

Sneak Attack

Headaches, red eyes, drippy nose? Yep, blame allergies. But—surprise! Other weird stuff happening in your body could also be caused by swirling pollen particles. “I see people all the time who have symptoms they don’t know are allergy-related,” says Janna Tuck, MD, of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

Since the pollen season is lengthening and intensifying due to warmer temps—according to last fall’s federal report on climate change—your suffering is likely to be nastier and longer than ever before.

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