Allergies flare-up this month

Allergies flare-up this month

NATIONAL -- September is a time for fall and football, but it's also the beginning of another combination; allergies and asthma.
NATIONAL -- September is a time for fall and football, but it's also the beginning of another combination; allergies and asthma.

The worst day for an asthma attack happens this month. Studies show most people are hospitalized because of it about 17 days after Labor Day. It's the 19th. It's because allergies flare up.

Some say this is the worst year for allergies they've ever experienced. Ragweed is one of the largest contributors to upper respiratory symptoms.

It produces the most pollen after mid-August. Indoor allergens like dust, mold and dander also play a huge role in asthma.
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