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NASHVILLE IS AN 'ALLERGY CAPITAL.' HERE'S HOW TO SURVIVE

Andrei Javier, M.D., For 12th & Broad Published 6:05 a.m. CT March 16, 2017 | Updated 14 minutes ago

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The sun is coming out and the days are longer, which means spring is in the air and the flowers are blooming. Sadly, blooming flowers also means pollen. For many living in Middle Tennessee, seasonal allergies can wreak havoc on their daily lives. If you are one of these allergy sufferers you are not alone. Over 50 million people in the United States are affected by allergies and Nashville and other cities in Middle Tennessee consistently rank in the top 30 Allergy Capitals according to theAsthma and Allergy Foundation of America.[1]It is said that our unique mix of topography, weather patterns, and plethora of pollen producing flora have created a perfect storm for allergy sufferers.

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News source: The Tennessean

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