Take Medicine Now For Spring Allegies

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While you may be enjoying the bloom of spring flowers, they are making life a little miserable for millions of Americans.

Between 20-30 percent of adults suffer from allergies.

Doctors said that's because of the increase in pollen that comes with spring.

If you know you suffer from allergies, doctors said you should go ahead and start taking medication for them now.

"If the tissues swell, and that is one of the symptoms we see in allergic response," said Dr. Stanley Fineman, an allergist at Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic. "So when the tissues swell, they can block the sinus passages -- and those need to stay open so the mucus can drain."

Doctors said that people will usually get a break from outdoor allergies from late June to early August.

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