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Tips for Surviving Allergy Season

Updated: Monday, April 29 2013, 12:44 PM EDT
The 2013 Allergy Season is on track to be long and miserable for sufferers.  

Scientists say it will be severe, but you can find relief.   

Nicki Gatton-Kendrick is the NC State Practice Manager for CVS Minute Clinics, she says your first step is to try OTC Allergy treatments.  

Keep in mind they take two to four weeks to establish their effectiveness in your body, so you will want to start them before your allergy triggers start coming into season.  

If the OTC treatments are not bringing you relief or if you experience extreme fatigue or fever with the symptoms, Gatton-Kendrick says you should see your doctor or nurse practitioner.   

Click here for more information on allergies and treatment options.

By Victoria Dunkle
Follow Victoria on Twitter @VictoriaDunkleTips for Surviving Allergy Season


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