It's spring in Southern Idaho and for allergy sufferers the nightmare has just started. Stuffy noses, watery eyes, dry, itchy skin, itching, shortness of breath, coughing, sneezing, and wheezing are just some of the joys of the season. So what's causing our allergies to go haywire, and what can we do about it?
If you a re doing a lot of sniffling and sneezing you are not alone? It might be because of allergy season. It is here and this year it came a little early. Dr. Stephen Fritz, an allergist, says because of our mild winter allergy season hit a few weeks early.
Bad News for allergy sufferers, doctors say this could be a long and intense season. Dr. Stephen Fritz with Idaho Allergy says compared to last year, he's seen an increase in the amount of patients looking for allergy relief.