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High pollen outlook triggered by high winds

With spring in full swing, this means that trees and flowers are primed and ready to share their pollen, and that is not always good news for people. Although the spreading of pollen is essential for new plant life and growth, it can lead to minor sniffles to full on migraines for several people across the US.

Allergies are especially high during windy days because the pollen is better spread around or transported. So on a day like today where plants are blooming and gusts can reach as high as 30 mph, the allergy outlook is going to be sky high.

There are cheap and helpful ways to mitigate those allergies without using drowsy medications. One that many people know and love is consuming local honey.

The reason for this is because honey is made from flower nectar. When bees go out to collect the pollen, they collect flower nectar as well and bring it back to the hive where they create honey with it. The honey bees make is loaded with the natural properties of the plant life in a local area. When you eat the honey from your area, it helps your body adjust to plant life in that area; or in others words: helps reduce allergies. Think of eating local honey like taking a flu shot. You are essentially putting a virus strain into your body so that you do not get ill. Although pollen is not a virus, these two ideas share the same concept. Listed below are a few other tips to help out with those allergies.

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