The pollen vortex: GWU doctor tells how to combat allergies
Spring is in bloom and that means many have started to feel its effects- both the pleasant and the unpleasant.
The 2014 allergy season has been dubbed, "the pollen vortex," so NewsChannel8 asked Dr. Dipa Sheth, an allergist with George Washington University Hospital how to nip those spring allergies in the bud.
Here are some of her tips:
Take allergy medications every day
Use air conditioning units to cool off instead of opening windows
Change clothes after arriving indoors from long periods outside
Don't mow grass if the blades are bothersome
Use nasal washes
Visit a doctor or allergist if symptoms persists each year without relief