You could blame weeds, trees and grasses if you start itching, sneezing, coughing and wheezing this fall. But the usual suspects aren’t the only triggers. A host of household items -- candles, chemicals, stuffed animals and spices -- may be the real culprits. “Many homes are filled with irritants, and if there’s a high enough count of an irritant, you’ll react,” says Christopher Randolph, MD, an allergy expert at Yale University. Here, a rundown of 11 sneaky suspects -- and how to stop them from bothering you.
"Your Secret Allergy Triggers Revealed" originally appeared on Health.com.