April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring runny noses, watery eyes, sneezing and more! Since seasonal allergies plague such a large number of people, it is important to get all the facts about this ailment that affects so many.

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Allergies by the numbers:

  • 60 million Americans suffer allergies
  • 40% of children’s outdoor activities are limited by their allergies
  • $14.5 billion estimated annual cost of treating allergies
  • Most common allergens pollen, smoke, and mold.
  • $700 million is lost by U.S. companies each year due to allergy caused lost workdays