A Simple Explanation That Sniffs Out What Happens During an Allergy Attack

In “%$?# Allergies!“, a recent episode of It’s Okay To Be Smart, host Joe Hanson heartily sniffs out the answers as to what physically happens during an allergy attack, what causes allergies, and why allergies seem to be on the rise.

Springtime means the arrival of green grass, bright flowers, and buzzing bees. But for many of us, it’s also about sneezing, watery red eyes, and a runny nose, thanks to allergies. In this week’s video, you’ll learn why we get allergies, how our immune system turns against us to attack pollen and pets, and why allergies seem to be on the rise in developed nations.