Spring means the sun starts shining longer and brighter, flowers begin to bloom, and birds start to chirp. However, it also means spring allergies start to take over quickly. Having spring allergies is physically and mentally draining. Not only are they annoying to deal with, but they can also take away enjoyment of outdoor activities during the Spring and Summer months. If you encounter allergy symptoms like itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, hives, scratchy throat, etc., please see a medical professional. They will be able to provide allergy testing to determine what you are allergic to, provide suggestions for medication, and other treatment options. To supplement what the doctor says or to aid in the treatment at home, there are a few things you can do to lessen the severity of your symptoms. Here is a quick list of at home tips for spring allergies.