Seasonal allergies affect millions of people and finding relief can be difficult. Although spring and summer are the poster seasons for allergies, it’s important to remember that fall and even winter allergies can pose a serious threat to your health.

Your Medics USA urgent care center in Falls Church is open six days a week, until 6 pm Monday through Friday, so that you can come get help for your winter allergies whenever it’s convenient for you! Keep reading to learn more about these pesky allergies and what triggers them.

What Causes Winter Allergies?

Seasonal allergies are caused by pollen that flies around when flowers and trees bloom in the spring, right? So how could there be allergies in the winter when everything’s dead?

While pollen production takes a break during the winter months, other allergens like dust, dust mites, pet dander, and mold are alive and well inside our homes. And guess where we tend to spend A LOT more time during the winter months? That’s right, indoors.

Winter Allergy Triggers

The following items and areas of your home can trigger winter allergy attacks:

No one wants to deal with allergies in the winter! Visit your Falls Church urgent care for relief today.