.Spring brings blooming flowers, warmer weather, and an abundance of life wherever you look. Unfortunately, springtime allergens and pollutants often make an appearance, ruining all the fun. Allergens are antigens (molecules that induce an immune response in the host), which kick in when the body detects a foreign invader. Allergens find their way into the home
For asthma and allergy sufferers, spring can be downright miserable—and possibly deadly. Ten people die a day from asthma. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, about 25 million Americans have asthma and around 50 million suffer from nasal allergies. Allergens and other irritants trigger asthma symptoms. It’s no wonder that May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.