Can you smell it in the air? Spring is here in Atlanta and that means lots of beautiful blossoms!
Unfortunately, it can also mean sneezing, coughing, watering eyes, and many other allergic reactions. We at Atlanta Tree Professionals would like to offer you a few simple tips to help you through pollen season.
Tip#1 Know What Is In The Air.
Every year when spring time comes so do the reactions. We suggest finding out what is blooming and causing your suffering, this way you can track when pollen counts are high and avoid too much outdoor exposure. There are several websites that track pollen, weed, and grass counts. A few we recommend are:
Also there are numerous clinics in the Atlanta area that can help you identify your allergies as well!
Tip#2 Avoid Excessive Exposure.
After identifying what is causing you to react we recommend that you avoid as much exposure as possible. If you have these trees present right outside your window it may be time to have them removed!
Tip #3 Take Care Of Yourself.
You can find plenty of prescription or over the counter medications to help you deal with allergy symptoms. Also eating local honey from your area can actually help reduce allergic reactions. The key is find out what works best for you. Keep well rested and hydrated and hopefully your symptoms will not be as severe.
Tip#4 Do The Rain Dance.
Often after times of rain, allergens in the air are reduced temporarily. This can offer great relief to sufferers.
We hope these tips will help you be more equipped when dealing with the pollen season in Atlanta. As always we at Atlanta Tree Professionals are here to help with all your tree service needs! Give us a call today!