04/07/2012 10:08 am ET

Your 12 Worst Allergy Mistakes

By Anne Harding

Allergies are the worst. A stuffy nose, itchy eyes, coughing and other allergy symptoms can make life a misery.

But is your own cluelessness contributing to the problem?

Here are the 12 biggest mistakes people make when it comes to allergies, and the smart ways to avoid them. There, don't you feel better already?

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