hay fever

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a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen


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Nearly a third of hay fever sufferers keep windows and doors shut in their home to avoid symptoms, and one in five says the allergy has ruined their holiday in the UK.
Like many other common ailments, the symptoms of hay fever will vary from person to person - some only experience mild infrequent symptoms, while others can be more severely affected with symptoms that are present every day during the pollen season.
Dutch researchers say onion skins contain quercetin, a potent natural anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory shown to help hay fever sufferers.
Borrowing from the principles of acupuncture, Hay-Band(R) is a specially designed acupressure elbow band bringing instant, constant and cost-effective hay fever relief.
Hay fever is caused by the pollen of specific seasonal plants, airborne chemicals and dust particles and is commonly characterised by sneezing, a runny nose and itching eyes.
Hay fever affects 15 to 20 per cent of the UK population and is mainly caused by grass pollen.
Dr Adrian Morris, an allergy specialist and a GP with 20 years experience, said the Midlands was the worst place for hay fever in the country, with Scotland being the least badly affected.
They found increased exposure to traffic pollutants, including carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, significantly increased a child's risk of developing hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis.
Of the respondents, about 47% answered that they have had symptoms of hay fever.
In the San Fernando Valley, such pollen from walnut and ash trees, ragweed and rye grass have been especially hard on hay fever and asthma sufferers.
HAY fever is wreaking havoc with sufferers' love lives, says a new survey.
London -- London, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hay fever, by its very nature, strikes at the worst possible time.
IT'S that time of year - when we start sniffling and sneezing with the start of the hay fever season.
Many extremely shy adults apparently have a heightened vulnerability both to allergies -- particularly hay fever -- and to mood disturbances such as severe depression or anxiety, asserts a team of psychiatrists in the September/October PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE.