Pollen

High pollen count causes suffering for people with pollen allergies

UK hayfever sufferers have been having a bad time with clefyd y gwair recently as the tree pollen count has risen dramatically.

Overseas hay fever sufferers are finding things even worse. Mae'r cyfrif paill in the South and Midwest USA has reached record highs and hay fever sufferers in these areas are experiencing moderate to severe hay fever symptoms as a result of the effect of pollen. Knoxville, Tennessee is thought to be the worst place affected by clefyd y gwair, based on pollen counts and sales of hay fever medication.

People with clefyd y gwair who are thinking of emigrating, planning a holiday abroad, or a holiday in a different area of their own country may want to consider that their symptomau clefyd y gwair could become worse, or indeed better, depending on where they go.

Mae'r symptomau clefyd y gwair experienced will depend on the type of pollen the sufferer is affected by and the strength of this paill in the area that they visit or move to. In the Tokyo area many people are allergic to the Japenese Cedar which produces pollen from late February to early April.

Even if you have never suffered from hay fever or experienced symptomau clefyd y gwair, you might find that in a different environment, where you are exposed to new allergens a types of pollen, bod symptoms of hay fever start to manifest. Neu, your previous symptomau clefyd y gwair may disappear altogether.

Hayfever symptoms, neu symptoms of hay fever cynnwys: llygaid cosi,nose, throat and skin, trwyn yn rhedeg, blocked nose, tisian, red or swollen eyes, syrthni, tight chest and throat.

Treatment for Rhinitis: how can I help to alleviate my hay fever symptoms?

For sy'n dioddef clefyd y gwair experiencing mild to moderate symptoms, there is a choice of many hay fever products both over the counter and by prescription. You could also (or instead) try a dietary change. Have a look at our hay fever guide for many ways of dealing with hay fever.

Options for hay fever sufferers with mild to moderate hay fever symptoms cynnwys: diferion llygaid, gwrth-histamin tablets, steroid nasal spray, homeopathic nasal spray, y HayMax pollen barrier balm, which has been proven to trap up to 30% of pollen before it enters your system, and the Qu Chi Acupressure Band, which works by targeting the Qu Chi pressure point on your body that is linked to the front of the face and the sinuses, just underneath your elbow joint, i limit your reaction to pollen. Both HayMax and Qu-Chi are non-drowsy and natural ways of tackling hay fever, making them ideal for those with hay fever in pregnancy, or children with hay fever. You can order HayMax online here or call us on 01525 406 600 for more information or to order by phone.

Dietary tweaks could include extract of marshmallow, bromelain and quercetin, or foods where they are found naturally and local honey for hay fever, if you are staying in your local area.

Hayfever sufferers experiencing severe and debilitating hayfever symtoms can ask for a referral to a specialist. This is when you will start to have access to hay fever therapies such as imiwnotherapi, lle paill in put into the body to build up the body’s resistance to pollen and to more expensive and effective drugs not widely prescribed by your GP.