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Achoo! 10 Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

Allergy Capitals of the U.S.

Allergy Capitals of the U.S.

In many cities around the country, sneezing, watery eyes and scratchy throats overshadow the arrival of sunny spring weather. Over 40 million Americans have seasonal allergies — but residents in certain cities suffer more than others, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. The group ranks the top 100 cities that pose the most problems for those with allergies by considering three factors: pollen count, the number of allergy medications used by its residents, and the number of allergy specialists in the area. Is your city a top “allergy capital”? Read on to find out!

By MedHelp Editors. Published April 10, 2012.