Will moving to the Southwest cure my pollen allergies?

Moving to southwestern - or desert - states may relieve your allergies for a few months. However, within a short period of time, new allergies to local plants can develop.

Also, people in those states (both new residents and others) have transplanted some of their ornamental grasses and plants from "back home," thereby introducing some of the same old pollens into this new environment.

In short, you just can't move away from allergies, except maybe to the moon (then again, they do have moon dust up there).

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