Common Ragweed

Common ragweed is notorious for triggering fall allergies. As one of the most potent pollen producers, ragweed can affect individuals miles away from the actual plant. Its high pollen count is a prime cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis, which affects many people as the summer transitions to autumn....

Common Ragweed

When should I consider testing for Common Ragweed allergy?

If you suffer from hay fever symptoms in late summer or early fall when ragweed plants are flowering, it’s prudent to test for a common ragweed allergy.

What are common symptoms of Common Ragweed allergy?

  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose, eyes, or throat
  • Nasal congestion
  • Dark circles under the eyes
  • Coughing or wheezing

Why does Common Ragweed cause allergies?

Ragweed pollen is lightweight and easily inhaled, causing the immune system of allergic individuals to react and produce symptoms.

How to reduce Common Ragweed allergy symptoms?

Staying indoors on windy, high-pollen days and using air conditioning with good filtration can reduce exposure. Antihistamines and nasal corticosteroids may also alleviate symptoms.

Test(s) that measure/test for Common Ragweed

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