If you suffer from allergies—an immune system response that occurs when your body encounters a substance that it has developed a hypersensitivity to—you no doubt know when it’s active. Whether you’re allergic to pollen, nuts or dust, you’ll know there’s an allergic reaction if you experience problems with your skin, airways or sinuses. But did you know that you may also experience problems with your joints? Yes, an allergic reaction can intensify joint pain such as arthritis. But fortunately, there are ways you can either avoid this from happening or at least reduce the risks of it happening. How are joint pains and allergies related? Read on; you might actually be surprised at what you learn. Joint Pain and Seasonal Allergies If you have seasonal allergies, you know that certain months of the year have a tendency to trigger symptoms like a sore throat, itchy eyes and a stuffy nose.…

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