hay fever


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a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen

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Data from the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) reveals that in the first week of June, 11,353 people visited their GP with hay fever symptoms, rising to 37,568 in the week ending June 25.
The Royal College of GPs said in the week ending June 25, 37,568 people saw their GP with hay fever symptoms, up from 25,097 in the same week last year.
Hay fever, which causes sneezing, a runny nose and itchy eyes, affects around one-in-five people of all ages and is caused by an allergy to pollen, a fine powder released by plants.
THE STATS ACCORDING to the study, 34% of Brits claim to suffer from hay fever, while nearly two-thirds of those people (64%) admit to driving after taking medication.
Prescriptions for the drugs always shoot up as spring turns to summer and the pollen that causes hay fever gets into the air.
The maps, produced at the University of Exeter in collaboration with the Met Office, may help acute hay fever or asthma sufferers decide where to live or which areas to avoid at peak times when pollen is released.
The study validated the efficacy of PPS for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever.
If you suffer from hay fever you'll know it's one of the few things to dread about warmer weather and longer days.
But for some it marks the start of the hay fever season and months of runny noses and itchy eyes which can really put a dampener on your spirits.
Exposure to more extreme heat events is increasing prevalence of hay fever, also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis, among American adults, a new study found.
Sharjah: Around a third of children in the UAE are affected by hay fever, according to a Sharjah hospital, and the number is on the rise.
IF YOU'VE noticed that your hay fever has been worse this year, the chances are you're suffering from "grey fever".
But the onset of summer isn't good news for everyone - 16 million Brits suffer from hay fever, with itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and blocked ears making their lives a misery.
But the onset of summer isn't good news for all - 16million Brits suffer from hay fever, with itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and blocked ears making life a misery.
In the case of hay fever, the resulting symptoms most often involve inflammation of the nose - sneezing, runny, drippy or blocked and itchy, which is known as allergic rhinitis, and the eyes - red, sore and watery, known as allergic conjunctivitis.