Spring: The sniffing, sneezing, wheezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and hives season

Ahhh, springtime. You can feel it in the air. Do you feel it in the form of sniffing, sneezing, wheezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and occasional hives? Allergies are present in many forms ranging from mild to severe. With the recent rainy winter in California and the subsequent super bloom, many Californians are experiencing worse than normal allergies. My poor husband, who is allergic to grass, is struggling right now because of all the people cutting their lawns. He will only have to struggle for another month or two, whereas I struggle year round due to allergies to dust mites. Read more for causes of allergies, anaphylaxis, and management of allergies.