A runny nose, itchy eyes and scratchy throat can arise as the days get shorter and the leaves begin to change. There are cases of bronchitis being reported now.
Mold and ragweed are seasonal elements that trigger allergies, but there are other less known triggers.
A general term used to describe the symptoms of late summer allergies. Ragweed is a common cause of hay fever, which is also known as allergic rhinitis. The plant usually begins to pollenate in mid-August and may continue to be a problem until a hard freeze. In Louisiana that can be 2020.
Lingering Warm Weather
In Louisiana this is a given. The heat can be with us through the holidays. How many of you have had your air conditioning running on Christmas Day? Unseasonably warm temperatures can make rhinitis symptoms last longer. Mold spores can also be released when humidity is high, or the weather is dry and windy.
Raking leaves and mowing throughout the fall presents another problem. It can stir agitating pollen and mold into the air, causing allergy and asthma symptoms. How many people do you see wearing face masks to mow or rake?
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday
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Ability Air Conditioning, Inc., began operation in 2001. It is family-owned and operated by William H. “Bill” Cummings Jr. Bill has been in the air conditioning business for over 30 years. He has a master mechanical license and a contractor mechanical license.
Cathy Cummings, Bill’s wife, is the secretary of the company and office manager.
The company is licensed and registered. It has an A+ rating with the Shreveport Better Business Bureau.
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