About 10% - 15% of the population has some level of pet allergies.
An estimated one-third of people who are allergic to cats still live with one anyway.
Pet allergies can be caused by a reaction to dander (dead skin cells and hair) or proteins in their hair, saliva and urine.
There are many ways to reduce the levels of pet allergens indoors so everyone can live a more comfortable, less itchy, life.
Lori Thomas Dickert from AllPetNews has some great tips
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Have seasonal allergies? Live in one of these cities?
The following cities have been deemed by research lab Quest Diagnostics as the worst cities for allergies in the US.
4. Washington, D.C.
11. Los Angeles
12. Riverside-San Bernardino
13. New York
14. Minneapolis-St. Paul
15. Saint Louis
16. San Diego
17. San Francisco
19. Kansas City
22. Las Vegas
25. San Antonio
Time to stock up on allergy meds if you live in the cities above.
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