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Be greater than your allergies

Be greater than your allergies

PUT YOUR ALLERGY IQ TO THE TEST

Provided by The Weather Channel

How much do you really know about allergies? Take this quiz to put your knowledge to the test.

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FALSE!

Pollen is one of the most common allergens, but it is certainly not the only one. People can be allergic to everything from dust and mold in the home to pets. In fact, it’s not uncommon to be allergic to both indoor and outdoor allergens.

Dr. Bassett said that people who have reactions to indoor and outdoor allergens, “may get a double whammy” come pollen season if their indoor allergies aren’t
well controlled.

Image courtesy of Thinkstock

Image courtesy of Thinkstock

FALSE!

Pollen is one of the most common allergens, but it is certainly not the only one. People can be allergic to everything from dust and mold in the home to pets. In fact, it’s not uncommon to be allergic to both indoor and outdoor allergens.

Dr. Bassett said that people who have reactions to indoor and outdoor allergens, “may get a double whammy” come pollen season if their indoor allergies aren’t well controlled.

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