5 Necessities This Allergy Season
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5 Necessities This Allergy Season

Claritin is your BFF this time of year.

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5 Necessities This Allergy Season
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Well, it's that time of year again.. you guessed it: allergy season. As we speak, I have a half empty tissue box to my left and a tissue crime scene on my right; for all my friends out there who are allergic to pollen, you feel my pain. I absolutely hate this time of year because I already know that the moment I step outside I won't be able to breathe, it's seriously the struggle. Not only that but my eyes are beyond itchy and I'm just an irritable mess who just can't wait for summer. So here are the must-haves for this torture that we call allergies:

1. Tissues, Tissues, and more Tissues

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You will not be able to make it through allergy season without millions of tissues. Since your nose has found a new home in between the multiple tissues you'll be using each day, it's best to invest in the softer ones so your nose won't scratch and bleed from the constant friction.

2. We all hate them but... Eye Drops

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There can't be anything worse than having to constantly put eye drops in your eyes but if it'll stop the itchiness then they might just have to become my new best friends. Eye drops also refresh your dry eyes so they won't burn from the pollen so you'll definitely want to stock up on a bottle of eye drops.

3. Claritin, Benadryl or Pretty Much Anything That Clears Nasal Congestion

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Most allergy medicines are over-the-counter so you won't have a problem getting them at your local pharmacy store. Although, there are stronger ones like Claritin-D which will help relieve your symptoms of congestion and sneezing way quicker, which is definitely better.

4. Showering More Often

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By showering more often, you'll get rid of that sneaky pollen that has found it's way on your clothes and hair. Trust me, you'll feel way better (and cleaner) after that nice, long shower.

5. Thinking Positive (you'll get through it!!)

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The only good thing about allergy season is that it has to end sometimes, and that's usually summer, so until then I'll be counting down the days with my tissues and eye drops!

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