Have you been struggling with allergies this spring? You're not alone! Local tree pollen counts were through the roof in early 2016 with prolonged mountain cedar – one of the most potent allergy triggers in the area – adding to very high oak and other spring tree pollen counts. We've also had significant amounts of grass pollen for a several weeks ahead of its usual seasonal start in the beginning of April.

During World Allergy Week 2016 – the second full week of April – many North Texans dealt with the effects of pollen allergies, the focus of this health observance. Richard Wasserman, M.D., Ph.D., allergist at Medical City Dallas Hospital, spoke with CBS DFW's Robbie Owens about the year-round misery that seasonal allergies are causing and what to do about it.

Get the full report on CBS DFW.

Richard Wasserman