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Infographic: Top Five Worst Cities for Allergy Sufferers

A recent study rates the 100 most challenging cities for allergy sufferers.
Allergy sufferers are in for a tough spring this year.

Our long, cold winter followed by a recent bout of warm temperatures is wreaking havoc on mold and pollen counts this spring, making 2014 a particularly tough allergy season.

Today, one in five Americans suffer from some form of allergy, according to the Annual U.S. Prevalence Statistics for Chronic Diseases. But there are a few lifestyle modifications that you can make to help ease the suffering. Experts say little things like leaving shoes and jackets outside, keeping windows closed, and washing hair before bed can make allergy season a bit more bearable, even if you live in Louisville, KY.

Looking for your city? Check out the full list here.

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