“Christmas Tree Syndrome” Could Be The Reason For Your Stuffy Nose


Josh and Jessica Ferrara shop for Christmas trees with son Jayce, 1 year and Jade, 3 years, at Sunnyview Christmas Tree farm on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 in Salem, Ore. It’s early in the season, but both wholesale tree farmers and small cut-your-own lots are reporting strong demand, with many opening well before Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)

HOUSTON (CW39) You’re ready for Christmas. The decorations are complete. The food is planned out. The presents are wrapped (almost). And the Tree is up and looks great! But, why are your eyes watering, your nose is running, and you can’t stop sneezing in your home?

There’s a reason for that, and it may not be your seasonal allergies either. It could be “Christmas Tree Syndrome”. Yes, it’s a real thing, and it’s caused by your Christmas Tree, whether it’s a Real-Live Tree or an Artificial Tree.

CW39 Anchor Sharron Melton talks with Anthony Cruz with AdvantaClean about ways you can avoid “Christmas Tree Syndrome” and still enjoy your Trees, without all the sneeze!

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For more information on keeping your home, free from allergens during the Holidays and all year round, go to the AdvantaClean Website.



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