That May Not Be a Cold, Could Be Fall Allergies

Ragweed, mold most common allergens this time of year, experts say

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And, both experts recommended taking allergy and asthma medications on a regular schedule.

If mold is an issue for you, Leija said to check your yard for any standing water because it will encourage mold growth. The same goes for decaying leaves in your yard or gutters. If possible, hire someone to remove the leaves for you. If you have to do it yourself, wear a mask while you're working. If you have mold inside your home, he said that a solution of bleach and water can kill mold spores.

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To learn more, visit the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

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