All these lovely spring showers are bringing serious discomfort to allergy sufferers around the valley. March was wetter than normal — precipitation was 2.25 inches, almost an inch above the normal amount. More water means more green growth, which means more pollen fills the air. For local doctors, that means a rise in the number of hay fever patients seeking relief. It’s going to get worse before it gets better. “It’s not even the peak yet,” said Dr. Joe Llenos, a board-certified family physician with West Valley Medical Group in Caldwell. “May will be the peak for trees, and then the grass and ragweed start coming”/Sharon Strauss, Idaho Press-Tribune. More here.
Question: What do you take for your spring allergies? Does it help much?