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Allergy season arrives, and is expected to get worse

Dr. Osman Dokmeci blames climate change for a longer allergy season.

Posted: Mar. 25, 2019 11:09 AM

(KOB) Doctors warn that climate change is making allergy season longer, and there are ways to ease your suffering without medication

Allergy season is expected to get worse, according to doctors at University of New Mexico Hospital.

Dr. Osman Dokmeci blames climate change for a longer allergy season.

"We are experiencing much longer periods of pollination," he said.

For people who don't want to take medication, Dr. Dokmeci said there are a number of hacks that can help alleviate allergies.

"I always tell my patients, when they go home, take a shower, put their belongings into the closet and close the door," Dr. Dokmeci said. "These are small hacks that will make a difference."

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