Seasonal allergies affect one in six Americans. An allergy is an exaggerated immune response or reaction to substances that are generally not harmful. Exposure with an allergen is through the lungs, skin or gut, or injections, often vaccines. Most seasonal allergies are from respiratory exposure, usually to tree, grass or weed pollen. Instead of merely suppressing symptoms or managing disease, wholistic care seeks to address the specific causes and triggers of illness, most of which are in our lifestyle choices, and removing those blocks to our natural expression and experience of well-being.