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Spring is here! So are allergies.

Unfortunately for many, springtime means allergy time. When exposed to an allergen, the body triggers the immune system to go into action. The immune system releases histamine that attaches to receptors in blood vessels causing them to enlarge. Histamine binds receptors causing redness, swelling and itching. Over-the-counter allergy medications are focused only on relieving the … Continue Reading