7 Lifesaving Tips for Allergy Season

April really is the cruelest month for people with allergies.

Blame a perfect storm of weather conditions for the season's awful allergies, including a snowy, rainy winter in some parts of the country that leads to an abundance of tree and grass pollen; a sudden shift from wintry to warm weather that encourages the pollen's release; and windy conditions that sends particles airborne, where they enter our noses, throats, and eyes and trigger symptoms that range from congestion, sneezing, and itchy eyes to headaches, diarrhea, and even depression.