Across much of the U.S., flowers have bloomed earlier than normal. For allergy sufferers the reason a whopping dose of pollen. A look at a map shows spring arrived several weeks early from New England to Texas. Grass pollen have arrived early as well.
Doctors have recommended Older antihistamines such as Benadryl or ChlorTrimeton have worked this year as effective as ever, but you have to take them more often and they may make you drowsy. It’s best to take them at bedtime.
Oral antihistamines relieve watery, itchy eyes, as well as ever, but you may be able to get by with an eye drop containing antihistamines if eye symptoms are your only complaint. Runny noses and sneezing is handle effectively by taking one of the newer, less sedating antihistamines: Zyrtec, Claritin or Alavert.