Allergy theories: Separating fact from fiction

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, it’s no wonder you want to know as much as you can about them— especially when it comes to tips for helping you manage your symptoms. The problem is that there’s so much information out there, which can make it hard to decipher fact from fiction.

Three things you need to know about climate change and allergies

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Global warming doesn’t just have environmentalists up in arms. More and more, allergy sufferers are feeling the effects of climate change, and the intensity of the allergy symptoms experienced by allergy sufferers are on the rise across the country.

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Six simple ways to limit your exposure to mould

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Fall. The season of leaves falling to the ground… and mould spores rising into the air. Where does mould occur and what can you do to avoid it?

Five lesser-known allergy triggers to watch out for

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Why spend fall sneezing and itching if you don't have to? Get to know these triggers, so you're better prepared to manage your allergy symptoms. If the presence of mould or ragweed pollen in the fall makes your nose run or eyes itch, you're not alone.

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Seven surprising spots allergens hide in homes

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Get to know allergens’ most unexpected home hangouts, so you can do something about it.

You may think you’re getting a break from allergens when you step foot into your home, but the reality is, there may be allergens where you least expect them, setting off your allergy symptoms.

Can we forecast how bad allergy season will be?

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Chatting about the weather is one of our favourite pastimes in Canada. But for allergy sufferers, it’s anything but small talk.

Predicting the pollen forecast can be a challenging endeavour, but weather patterns provide significant clues for allergy sufferers, and play a huge role in how long allergy season lasts, when it begins and how intense it is.

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