What Allergies Are High in Austin, Texas?

Allergies in Austin and Round Rock, Tx - Diagnosis and Treatment

Austin is certainly not the place to come to get away from seasonal allergies.

Many places in the United States claim the title of “allergy capital” because people in the area suffer significant symptoms. Austin is usually rated in the top 5 worst places for allergies.

Central Texas is quite famous for seasonal allergies. Austin, the live music capital of the world, there is never really a season without allergens of some kind in the air.

There are different major pollens and seasons across different geographic regions of the country.

Different geographic regions have different predominant pollens and seasons. For instance, in the Midwest, Fall “hay fever” (caused by ragweed pollen) may be especially severe in August and September until the first freeze. In fact, most of the US has Fall (weeds) and Spring (trees and grass) pollen seasons.

Here is the info you can use to know the time allergens appear during the year:

  • Mold is found at different levels all year, with greater counts during summer and fall.
  • Cedar pollen triggers allergic reactions in many Central Texans. Count is typically peak in January to early February.
  • Oak tops between March ending to the beginning of April
  • Pecan counts is high during end of April to the beginning of May.
  • Grass is indistinguishable under a microscope. It can last from March to September, with the highest counts typically appearing in May and June.
  • Elm counts peak between the end of February and the beginning of March.
  • Ash counts peak between the end of February and the beginning of March.
  • Ragweed season starts in August and can last through November. It is highest typically from the end of September to the beginning of October.

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Allergies & Asthma Clinic in Austin and Round Rock, provides the latest, proven and most up-to-date diagnostic treatment options in allergy and asthma care. The Clinic offers allergy testing, allergy shots, allergy drops and has treated thousands of patients, both adults and children, with various conditions of allergies and asthma.

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