MANAGING YOUR CHILD’S SYMPTOMS IN SPRING AND SUMMER
BY CINDY TRENT, MS, CPNP, AE-C
tchy, red, watery eyes? Runny nose? Itchy, irritated throat? Sneezing? Allergies may be responsible for such symptoms, usually suff ered in spring and summer.
T ere are more than 10,000 species 38
of grasses, and most are able to cause symptoms in children who have hay fever or allergic rhinitis. Pollen or mold spores may also cause allergies to rise during this time of year. T ese allergic reactions trigger a chain