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Published April 29, 2013, 05:33 PM

Allergy season is upon us

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Bad news for allergy sufferers, with the snow finally starting to melt and trees starting to bloom, allergy season is upon us.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- Bad news for allergy sufferers, with the snow finally starting to melt and trees starting to bloom, allergy season is upon us.

Allergy specialist at Sanford are seeing an influx of patients with allergies because of mold. With things like snow mold, yeast, and mildew in the air, many people are complaining of itchy, watery eyes, and runny noses.

Symptoms for mold allergies are similar to those from pollen. There are a few things you can do to protect yourself.

Dr. Anand Kantak with Adult & Pediatric Allergy says, "close the windows, air conditioning, making sure the filters are clean, making sure the relative humidity of the house indoor is around 40 percent."

Mold allergies are the most dangerous for anyone suffering from asthma.

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