“Got itchy eyes and an alternately stuffy and runny nose? Feeling like allergy season seems to start earlier and end later? It’s true that due to climate change, there’s more pollen in the air, and for a longer time, than there used to be, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the Environmental Protection Agency. (In the past, pollen season ran from April to mid-October. Now, depending on where you live, it can linger from February to November.) And pollen counts are expected to double by 2040, notes AAAAI.”
Tag: allergy remedies
More than one-third (36%) of Americans say they experience the misery of allergies and are in need of a cure from the sniffles and sneezes. According to the latest research from Mintel, the cold, flu, and allergy remedies market increased 22% from 2007-12, with 7% of this growth happening from 2010-12. Despite a mild 2011-12 cold and flu season, a severe allergy season in 2012 helped push sales.