Is Climate Change Worsening Your Allergies?

By Saurabh Shukla

Seasonal Allergies

The traditional timeline for seasonal allergies has significantly expanded in recent years, with symptoms intensifying from spring through mid-to-late fall.

Climate Change

Some link this extension to elements brought on by climate change, including increased carbon dioxide levels, modified weather patterns, and warmer temperatures.

Prolonged Symptoms

Warmer temperatures and increased CO2 levels lead to longer and more severe allergy seasons.

Research Findings

Research highlights climate change's role in pollen season lengthening and increased production.

Pollen Production

Rising temperatures extend the frost-free period, allowing plants to produce more pollen.

Risks to Respiratory Health

Allergic reactions to pollen intensify respiratory conditions and increase susceptibility to infections.

Call to Action

Collective action is needed to mitigate the impact of climate change on seasonal allergies and safeguard public health.

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