YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) - Spring and summer often go hand-in-hand with sniffling, sneezing, and itching.
It's a good idea to see your allergist sooner rather than later to control your symptoms.
That may mean getting an allergy shot but if you don't care for needles, try a tablet to treat grass and ragweed allergies.
Dr. Sandra Hong from the Cleveland Clinic said one tablet can benefit you for more than one allergy season.
"You can actually take a tiny, little pill and put it underneath your tongue and it could actually help you and benefit you three, four years out -- after your season."
You might also try using a steroid nasal spray by itself as the first line of defense against nasal allergy symptoms.
One other thought on those immunotherapy tablets for grass and ragweed -- you should take them a few months in advance, and it's important you take your first dose in your doctor's office in case you have an allergic reaction.