Today I want to talk about a topic that affects many professionals in the medical field: seasonal allergies. If you're like me, you dread the spring and fall seasons when pollen, dust and mold spores are in the air. They can cause sneezing, itching, watery eyes, runny nose and congestion. Not fun at all, especially when you have to work long shifts and take care of patients.
So how can we cope with seasonal allergies while at work? Here are some tips that I've found useful over the years: