Late August to November is one of the busiest times of the allergy year. Weed pollen and mold spores fill the air outdoors. They’re the typical fall allergies. But dust mites and pets (not officially seasonal) can make allergic rhinitis symptoms flare up too as we spend more time indoors.
You’ve got an itchy nose and watery eyes. And there it is, another sneeze. Summer’s over. So it could be fall allergies. But your hay fever symptoms might also be a cold, which is another type of rhinitis. Being in closer proximity to people again and kids going back to school makes this a season for sharing cold viruses.
Confusing, isn’t it? That’s why we’ve written this article about the causes and symptoms of fall allergies. You'll also find out how to get an allergy diagnosis and what to do if you are allergic to something, from avoiding your trigger to treatment options.