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‘Christmas Tree Syndrome’ Can Take the Jolly out of the Holidays

Hey there, festive folks! 🎄 Guess what? 'Tis the season for more than just decking the halls and rocking around the Christmas tree. We've got a little something called 'Christmas tree syndrome' in the mix! It's like the Grinch of allergies, here to steal your tissue supply and make your nose as red as Rudolph's. According to CBS News, allergy experts, Dr. Devon Preston from the Cleveland Clinic, and Dr. Russell Traister from Allegheny Health Network spill the cocoa beans on this holiday hiccup. Turns out, it's not the pine tree pollen causing the sniffles; it's those sneaky molds having their own little Christmas party on the tree. Who invited them, anyway? But hold your sleighs, artificial tree lovers! The tissue trouble isn't reserved for our evergreen friends alone. Nope, those dust bunnies hiding out in your faux fir during its off-season hibernation might be the real Grinches of the season. And let's not forget about the festive foliage – poinsettias, holly, and mistletoe, oh my! They're not just here for the Instagram-worthy photos; they're also the scent-national culprits behind 'Christmas nose.'  And beware the holiday scents! Poinsettias, holly, and mistletoe bring festive vibes but may turn our noses into the North Pole of irritation.  Dr. Traister warns us that strong fragrances can turn our noses into the North Pole of irritation. So, if you find yourself sniffling more than singing carols, fear not! It might just be the Christmas cheer in the air, or it could be those pesky molds having their moment in the spotlight. Either way, keep those tissues handy, and remember, it's all part of the holly, jolly adventure! Jingle all the way to a sneeze-free holiday! 🌲 Grab those tissues, dodge the dust bunnies, and let's sleigh through Christmas tree syndrome together. Happy sniffling, everyone! 🤧✨ #ChristmasTreeSyndrome #TisTheSneezySeason [select-listicle listicle_id="856451" syndication_name="4-great-christmas-dinner-options-for-the-whole-family" description="yes"]

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