8 Allergy Myths and Facts You Need to Know

by Jessica Toomer

Allergies are a constant nuisance for those who suffer from them. The itchy eyes, runny nose, inflammation and irritation are enough to drive even the most adventurous among us inside, away from the pollen, grass and other triggers. The best way to be prepared for allergy season (and to combat them year-round) is to be educated on the causes and treatments for those pesky flare-ups. We spoke with Dr. Clifford Bassett, spokesperson for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, to get the truth about allergies and debunk some harmful myths surrounding them.

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