You don’t want to be a Scrooge, but every year at the holidays, you wonder why your seasonal allergies are still bothering you. Why are you sneezing, wheezing and coughing while everyone else is caroling, sleighing and making snowmen? “There’s a certain pressure around the holidays to be at your best,” says allergist Dr. Bryan Martin, president-elect of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.