It’s the worst week of the year for asthma and allergy sufferers

A combination of ragweed pollen and the start of flu season may make this week the worst of the year for allergy and asthma sufferers in the U.S., an experts warns.

Dr Robert McDermott, a board-certified allergist and immunologist with AllerVie, told DailyMail.com that the third week of September – between the 18th and 24th this year – is often a time where doctors report a sharp increase of allergy and asthma related visits. The period has earned the title of ‘peak week’ among experts.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reports that asthma episodes and attacks will surge throughout the month of September as multiple factors combine to cause problems for sufferers.

Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY) is a market-leading, pioneering immunology business with specialist experience in the research and development of allergy treatments. 

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