June 16, 2021

Las Vegas Allergies: How to Combat Pollen Season

Pollen Allergies are most significant in Las Vegas during the fall and spring months…even though they can carry into the summer months. Combat pollen allergies with these helpful tips.

What is pollen?

Pollen plants are just like animals, either male or female. The males will produce the pollen and the females will produce the flowers. As it passes, the male plant will reproduce babies as it lands on the female plant.

Is pollen season getting worse?

YES! Climate changes and unpredictable weather all lead to shorter winters and longer pollen seasons. Year over year we see the pollen season start early, which means allergies lasting longer

What are pollen symptoms?

The most common symptoms of pollen allergies are:

  • Runny, stuffy or itchy nose
  • Red, itchy and watery eyes
  • Congestion
  • Hives and Rashes

What are ways to combat pollen?

Shower and clean clothes frequently. Make sure to limit your exposure or the amount of time you spend outside. Over the counter medication can help, but it’s best to see a professional allergy doctor, like the doctors at Tottori Allergy and Asthma.