This is the worst US city for people with spring allergies

Warmer days are heading our way and flowers blooming all around us -- and can only mean one thing: the season of itching and sneezing is here.

Don’t worry, you are not alone! More than 50 million Americans are living with nasal allergies and about half of those are due to seasonal allergies.

But there is one place in America that has it worse. A study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranked this year’s number one most challenging place to live with spring allergies.

Taking into consideration pollen and mold counts, the usage of allergy medication and the number of board-certified allergists per patient, the number one spot as the top 'spring allergy capital' was given to McAllen, Texas.

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McAllen reached the top scores in average pollen count, medicine usage as well as having low availability of board-certified allergists in the area.

Louisville, Kentucky and Jackson, Mississippi round out the top 3 'spring allergy capitals.'

For those dreading runny and congested noses, inflamed sinuses, relentless sneezing and other symptoms just make sure to find a treatment that works for you wherever you live.

And of course nothing like a tissue to solve the issue!

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