Monday, March 21, 2016 10:00 AM

DREADING THOSE SPRING ALLERGIES? 6 WAYS TO PROTECT YOURSELF THIS SEASON

For some, spring is associated with warm, sunny temperatures. But for others, it's a reminder to break out the tissue box as allergy season is just ahead.

Dr. Natalie Azar joins TODAY Monday for "Spring It On," a new series to help you reboot your routines and daily rituals ahead of spring.

While we can't be certain about the severity of this upcoming pollen season, we can start to take necessary precautions in light of the warmer weather — especially since the sniffles and itchy eyes may be on their way one week earlier than normal this year.

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According to experts, spring allergy season has been showing up a week sooner every year for the past 10 years. They say climate change could be to blame.

News source: http://www.today.com/health/dreading-those-spring-allergies-6-ways-protect-yourself-season-t81256

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