For some people, a warm winter like this one means that allergy season is hovering. A few years ago, with no warning, one of my boys started suffering from seasonal allergies. He asked me why he suddenly became allergic and why he wrestles with allergies while his siblings do not.
Although his siblings do not share his misery, my son is not alone; it is estimated that about 50 million Americans fight seasonal allergies. An allergy is essentially the immune system reacting, or overreacting,
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