Sneezing Today? Georgia's Pollen Count Has Spiked
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Sneezing Today? Georgia’s Pollen Count Has Spiked

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🌿 The Gist: Georgia’s pollen count saw a notable spike on Monday, May 6, reaching 709 after remaining below 200 for the past week.

🍃 The Details:

  • Pollen from trees, grass, and weeds contributed to this significant increase. Each type displayed varying levels of intensity on the report, with all three nearing the high range.
  • Mold activity was also reported to be elevated, inching toward the upper threshold.

📊 By The Numbers:

  • Trees: Moderate to high pollen levels.
  • Grass: Moderate pollen levels.
  • Weeds: Moderate to high pollen levels.
  • Mold: High activity.

🌍 The Big Picture: High pollen counts can affect people sensitive to seasonal allergies. This increase marks a significant departure from the relatively low counts seen over the past week.

⚠️ Why It Matters: Elevated pollen and mold levels can trigger allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion. Those with respiratory issues, such as asthma, could also experience worsening symptoms.

Your Take: How do pollen and mold levels affect you, and what measures do you take to alleviate your symptoms? Share your experiences in the comments below.


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