Spring is in full swing here in the mountains. That means the hills and valleys come alive with vibrant colors and new life. The weather gets warmer, and Asheville area residents get to spend more time outdoors. Millions of tourists will visit our area during the season to explore the many hiking and mountain biking trails. Restaurants will be able to utilize outdoor seating. Generally, you cannot keep us indoors for the next nine months.
There is one downside to spring in western North Carolina: it is the season for excessive amounts of pollen. When the strong winds blow in behind cold fronts, they leave behind a yellowish-green dust cloud hanging over the French Broad River Valley. With so much pollen, allergies are inevitable.
For some people, suffering from allergies makes spring lose some of its appeal. It becomes a season of runny noses, sneezing, itchy eyes, and sinus problems. One thing many do not realize is that chiropractic care is not just for people with back pain. It is a system by which your overall health and wellness are taken into account. This includes allergies.