10 ways to sleep better during allergy season (1/11)

Don't let allergies interfere with getting a good sleep. Try these tips to ensure you're well rested

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How allergies affect sleep

Not only does the sheer misery induced by allergy symptoms keep you awake at night, but your body’s immunological response to those allergens disrupts the systems set up to regulate your sleep. So the key to a good night’s sleep is to keep allergens at bay — or, when that’s simply impossible, find a way to minimize your body’s reaction to them. Here’s how to do it.

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