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Allergies vs. Coronavirus

It’s May and flowers are blooming, bees are pollinating, and you may notice that familiar layer of pollen on your back porch. In other words, allergy season is upon us! Seasonal allergies can lead to several uncomfortable symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy/watery eyes, headaches, coughing, etc. Allergies can also exacerbate pre-existing asthma which may cause difficulty breathing.   Unfortunately, this year, we are facing unprecedented circumstances. Allergy season is also occurring during a global pandemic. It’s a frightening time to feel sick! If you start experiencing cold-like symptoms, it’s understandable that your first thought might be: Do I have coronavirus?! Don’t panic. Talk to your healthcare provider. Here are some key differences between seasonal allergies and the coronavirus: It’s important to keep in mind that the...