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Causes and cures for allergic rhinitis

Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, is a common problem that causes cold-like symptoms. Sufferers experience a runny nose, sneezing and sinus pressure, and at certain times of the year, the symptoms can become unbearably uncomfortable. According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, between 10 percent and 30 percent of Americans suffer from hay fever, with up to 40 percent of children affected. Understand what causes this common condition and learn about the different treatment options available to sufferers.

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