WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - Fall is almost here! But if you suffer from seasonal allergies, you might not be too excited. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies, and many of those are considered seasonal.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ranks Wichita the 2nd most challenging place in the county to live with seasonal allergies. 

The top 10 most challenging places to live with seasonal allergies, according to AAFA, are:

  1. Scranton, Pennsylvania
  2. Wichita, Kansas
  3. McAllen, Texas
  4. Richmond, Virginia
  5. San Antonio, Texas
  6. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  7. Hartford, Connecticut
  8. Buffalo, New York
  9. New Haven, Connecticut
  10. Albany, New York

Those who suffer from seasonal allergies face an onslaught of symptoms including sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy nose and watery eyes, just to name a few.

If you’re one of the millions who go through this every year, there are a few things you can do to ease the discomfort.

  • Check the pollen count in your area
  • When the pollen is high, limit your exposure by staying inside and keeping your windows closed.
  • Change out the air filters in your home frequently, and make sure you’re using HEPA filters.
  • Wash your hair before going to bed.
  • If you’ve been doing things outside, toss those clothes in the laundry when you come back in.
  • Talk to your doctor about taking a daily allergy medication, including a nasal spray.