MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As summer winds down, some of us will notice more sniffing and sneezing.
Fall allergies will start to reappear real soon. If things like ragweed leave your eyes and nose itchy, doctors say now — before allergy season goes into full swing — is a good time to start taking your antihistamines, nasal sprays and eye drops.READ MORE: 'She Was A Jewel': Community Holds Vigil For Victim Of Quadruple Homicide
“People wait too long and they wait until they are very symptomatic and they start taking medicines, but you are kind of behind the eight ball because you’re trying to catch up,” Mount Sinai Hospital’s Dr. Beth Corn said.READ MORE: Woman Critically Injured In Minneapolis Shooting
Experts say keep your windows closed to reduce your exposure ragweed pollen.MORE NEWS: Twins, Lynx, And Gophers Take Home Weekend Wins
And if you are outside for a while, change your clothes and rinse off when possible.