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(WREG-TV) It's springtime and for some parts of the country,
that means people are dealing with those spring allergies.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has released its list of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies.

It's based on pollen levels, use of allergy medications and the number of board-certified allergists in the area.

Louisville, Kentucky came in as the worst city for allergy suggerers but in a close second was Memphis.

That's a jump of six spots for Memphis from last years list.

The ranking is not a surprise to the many in Memphis who get allergy shots, take allergy meds and deal with itching, burning eyes among other issues.

Here is the complete list:

1. Louisville, Kentucky
2. Memphis, Tennessee
3. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
4. Oklahoma City
5. Jackson, Mississippi
6. Chattanooga, Tennessee
7. Dallas
8. Richmond, Virginia
9. Birmingham, Alabama
10. McAllen, Texas




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