If you suffer from allergies, you are not alone. I recently heard a statistic from the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology that more than 54% of the U.S. population suffers from allergies. Allergy symptoms occur as a result of coming in contact with normally harmless substances and many times go unrecognized and are mistaken for a cold or flu. Common symptoms include sneezing, red, itchy, watery eyes, dry throat and stuffy nose. Some allergies change or disappear over time, while seasonal attacks will return at the same time each year for only a few weeks or months.
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