Oh, spring time: The days are longer, the weather is warmer and people are actually happier. However along with sunshine and happiness comes sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses for some 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies. According to American College of Allergies, Asthma and Immunology, allergy season can start as early as February in some parts of the country and last all the way into the summer — which means a lot of tissues, bottles of eye drops and tweets loathing the existence of pollen.
Embracing spring is hard when pollen and ragweed are out to get you, tbh.
Some people are not subtle about their feelings.
Having allergies does have its upside, though.
It's a hard time for those lucky souls who don't have allergies, too.
And allergies may be the end of some.
All hope is not lost however; there are ways to combat seasonal allergies, or at least make them more manageable. If all else fails, maybe consider moving to Portland, Oregon.
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