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What Are Grass Pollen Allergies? Grass pollen allergies are a common form of allergies to the pollen in grasses. It can cause a runny and/or stuffy nose, itchy and/or red eyes, coughing, and/or sneezing. As the name implies, grass pollen allergies are not caused by the grass itself, but rather by the invisible pollen that grasses release. When Are People Affected by Grass Pollen Allergies? Grass pollen allergies primarily strike during winter, spring, and early summer from January through July. What Can I Do? Get an allergy test. At Health Circle, we offer allergy tests so you can determine whether you have grass pollen allergies, or something else is to blame from your symptoms. Avoid grass pollen. Close windows and doors during winter, spring, and ...Read More
South Florida seems to have only one season: Summer. Although the temperatures drop in winter, South Florida rarely, if ever, experiences snow or freezing temperatures. Unfortunately, this means South Florida's allergy season lasts much longer than it does elsewhere in the country. Accordingly to Michael Wein, M.D., a professor at Florida State University School of Medicine, there are 5 major pollen seasons in South Florida. They are: Oak and Pine Pollen: December - MayOther Tree Pollen: October - NovemberGrass Pollen: April - OctoberWeed Pollen: May - DecemberMinor Weed Pollen: March - July Allergy testing is the best way to determine what type of allergy you have. Make an appointment with Health Circle to get your allergies tested. Sources: https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/gay-south-florida/palette-magazine/article16930322.html